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Asian Stocks Fall, Europe Set To Follow On Doubts Over Coronavirus Drug

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.4%. U.S. stock futures, the S&P 500 e-minis, were down 0.56%.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Fall On Coronavirus Drug, Economic Damage Concerns

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.4%. U.S. stock futures, the S&P 500 e-minis, were down 0.72%.

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Global Markets: Brent Slumps To 1999 Lows, Stocks Clamber Higher

The wildest trading in oil market history continued with benchmark Brent down another 10% to $17 a barrel, having plunged 24% the day before after U.S. crude prices had gone deeply negative.

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Johnson & Johnson Cuts 2020 Profit Forecast On Coronavirus Uncertainty

The company now expects 2020 adjusted earnings per share of $7.50 to $7.90, compared with its prior estimate of $8.95 to $9.10.

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Global Stocks Jump On Virus Hopes, Oil Hit By OPEC+ Delay

Wall Street S&P 500 emini futures were up almost 4%, close to their upper limit too, bouyed by comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that his country was also seeing a "levelling off" of the crisis.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Hold On To Gains But Virus Keeps Markets On Edge

The dollar bounced in Asia, rising 0.28% to 107.86 yen and gaining 0.36% to $1.2375 per British pound as investors adjusted positions before the release of U.S. manufacturing data.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Edge Up, China Factories Show Flicker Of Life

China's official manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) bounced to 52.0 in March, up from a record-low 35.7 in February and topping forecasts of 45.0.

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Oil Extends Gains As Optimism Over US Stimulus Lifts Global Markets

U.S. crude rose to a high of $25.24 a barrel early in the session and was at $24.86 a barrel, up 85 cents, or 3.5%, at 0732 GMT.

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Global Stocks Drop As Investors Shun Risk On Coronavirus Fears

U.S. stock futures fell 3% in Asia, a day after the S&P 500 rose 6% and Dow Jones rose 5.2% or 1,049 points.

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Markets Crater As Coronavirus Fears Overwhelm Central Bank Emergency Measures

Some $2.69 trillion in market value was wiped from the S&P 500 as it suffered its third-largest percentage decline. Over the past 18 days the benchmark index has lost $8.28 trillion.

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Global Markets: Zero Rates, Zero Impact - Fed & Co Fail To Calm Markets

Oil fell again, with Brent crude last off $3.21, or 9.5% at $30.70 per barrel while U.S. crude slipped $2 to just below $30 a barrel.

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Global Markets: Stocks Crumble, Unconvinced As Fed And Peers Attempt Radical Rescue

Oil prices fell on concerns about global demand. Brent crude was last off $1.01 at $32.84 per barrel while U.S. crude slipped 53 cents to $31.20 a barrel.

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World Shares Trampled In Coronavirus Panic, Oil Prices Plunge

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 3.7% in its worst day since late 2015, while Shanghai blue chips dropped 2.2%.

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World Stocks Succumb To Virus As Cases Spread, Disruptions Grow

European shares opened sharply lower, with travel stocks bearing the brunt. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 2.4% by 0856 GMT.

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Asian Shares Grind Higher, Virus Risks Block The Way

Japan's Nikkei rose 0.9% and hard-hit Australian shares finally managed a bounce of 1.1%. Shanghai blue chips put on 1.3%.

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