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World Finance Officials To Consider How To Cushion Economies Against Coronavirus

Global stocks and oil prices have made some recovery afters policymakers indicated willingness to help ease the economic fallout from the coronavirus.

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World Stocks Set For Worst Weekly Slump Since 2008 As Pandemic Fears Intensify

U.S. crude futuresx fell 3.2% to $45.59 per barrel, having lost 14.5% so far on the week, which would be the deepest fall in nearly nine years.

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Asian Stocks Slide Deeper As Pandemic Fears Grow

China accounts for about 96% of cases and has instituted dire containment methods that have paralysed global supply chains.

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Global Markets: Pandemic Fears Jolt Stock Markets, Bonds Rally

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both shed more than 3% on Tuesday in their fourth straight session of losses.

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Global Shares Drop, Gold Surges As Investors Scurry For Safety

U.S. stock futures were sold with E-minis for the S&P 500 falling 1.2% in early Asian trade while Nikkei futures slipped over 2%. Euro Stoxx 50 futures declined 1.5% while futures for London's FTSE skidded 1%.

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Stocks Slip As Coronavirus Fears Spur Safe-Haven Buying

U.S. stocks were beaten down by concerns about the virus and after data showed American business activity stalled in February, signaling a contraction for the first time since 2016.

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Global Markets: Asia Looks To Safer Shores In U.S. Assets As Virus Spreads

U.S. crude dipped 38 cents to $53.50 a barrel, while Brent crude futures eased 39 cents to $58.92.

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Global Markets: Asian Stocks Slip As Virus' Regional Spread Spooks Investors

U.S. crude last sat 25 cents firmer at $53.54 per barrel and Brent added 23 cents to $59.35.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Nudge Up As Virus Spread Slows, Euro Fragile

U.S. crude rose 0.21% to $52.16 a barrel, while Brent crude rose 0.12% to $57.87 per barrel as a reduction in supply from Libya offset concerns about weaker Chinese demand for commodities.

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Global Markets: Stocks Under Pressure As Apple Sounds Warning On Coronavirus

In the currency market, the yen ticked up 0.15% to 109.69 yen per dollar while the risk-sensitive Australian dollar lost 0.4% to $0.6686. The yuan was steadier for now, trading at 6.9950 yuan per dollar.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Near Three-Week Highs On Chinese Support Measures; Japan Skids

Oil futures were mixed with Brent crude flat at $57.32 a barrel and U.S. crude adding 9 cents to $52.14.

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Global Share Markets Inch Up As Drop In New Coronavirus Cases Boosts Confidence

Shares in Hong Kong rose 0.9% to a three-week high. Australian shares were up 0.47%, while Japan's Nikkei stock index rose 0.53%.

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Global Markets: European Stocks Reach Record Highs On Hopes Virus Is Peaking

Brent crude futures gained 64 cents to $53.91 a barrel. U.S. crude rose 50 cents to $50.07.

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S&P 500, Dow Ease From Record Highs After Three-Day Rally

The S&P index recorded 55 new 52-week highs and no new low, while the Nasdaq recorded 81 new highs and 20 new lows.

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Asian Stocks Gain After China Cuts Trade Tariffs, Solid U.S. Data

In the currency market, the yuan gained 0.2% to 6.9600 per dollar in onshore trade while the Australian dollar rose 0.2% to $0.6758.

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