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Futures lower as China virus outbreak, growth worries sour mood

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures followed Asian and European markets lower on Tuesday as worries about the fallout from a deadly virus outbreak in China and a gloomy growth outlook from the IMF looked set to stall a record rally on Wall Street. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-China virus sends chill through markets as risks rise

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stock markets took a hit on Tuesday as mounting concern about a new strain of coronavirus in China sent a ripple of risk aversion through markets. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville Authorities in China confirmed Read More

Oil market shrugs off Libya crisis

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday on expectations that a well-supplied market would be able to absorb disruptions that have cut Libya’s crude production to a trickle. An oil pump jack of Canadian group Vermilion Energy is pictured in Parentis-en-Born, France, October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau Brent crude LCOc1 was Read More

Asia shares feel a chill as China virus risks mount

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares took a sudden turn for the worse on Tuesday as mounting concerns about a new strain of coronavirus in China sent a ripple of risk aversion through markets. Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Safe-haven bonds Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares lurch lower, China flu risks mount

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* Asian stock markets : tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 * Nikkei and S&P 500 futures slip on safe-haven shift * Some point to economic risks around China flu outbreak * Markets await BOJ meeting, Trump speech at Davos By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Asian shares took a sudden lurch lower on Tuesday as mounting concerns Read More

Asia shares lurch lower, China flu risks mount

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares took a sudden lurch lower on Tuesday as mounting concerns about a new strain of pneumonia in China sent a ripple of risk aversion through markets. Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Safe-haven bonds and the Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hold steady, BOJ and Trump awaited

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Tuesday lacking any lead from Wall Street and after the IMF shaved its outlook for world growth this year, though it did offer a brighter view on China. Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China Read More

PRESS DIGEST- British Business – Jan 21

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Jan 21 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Sirius Minerals Plc has recommended a 405 million pound ($526.54 million) takeover by Anglo American PLc as the “only feasible option” to save Read More

Asia shares hold steady, BOJ and Trump awaited

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Tuesday lacking any lead from Wall Street and after the IMF shaved its outlook for world growth this year, though it did offer a brighter view on China. Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China Read More

IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters, says bottom may be near

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Monday trimmed back its 2020 global growth forecasts due to sharper-than-expected slowdowns in India and other emerging markets but said a U.S.-China trade deal was another sign that trade and manufacturing activity may soon bottom out. FILE PHOTO: Workers erect scaffolding at a construction site of a Read More