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China stocks plunge after authorities lock down Wuhan to contain the deadly coronavirus

China stocks plunge after authorities lock down Wuhan to contain the deadly coronavirus

8 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Shanghai Composite Index and the Hang Seng plummeted on Thursday. Traders sell on virus outbreak fears before markets close for the Chinese New Year holiday. Visit Business...
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Glencore lines up to take FAR's Sangomar crude

20 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

Australia's FAR has signed a deal to allocate its share of crude from Senegal's Sangomar field to Glencore Energy. FAR has recently completed financing for the Sangomar...
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Stocks rally as traders shrug off the spread of a deadly virus from China to the US

Stocks rally as traders shrug off the spread of a deadly virus from China to the US

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Stocks rallied on Wednesday as investors shrugged off the spread of the deadly coronavirus from China. The first confirmed US case of the SARS-like disease was diagnosed...
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New Chinese virus ‘likely' to impact oil markets

1 day ago   |   Energy Voice

Oil markets are likely to take a hit from China's deadly coronavirus, with aviation fuel suffering the most, if the SARS epidemic in 2003 is any guide, according to Goldman...
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XE Market Analysis: North America - Jan 21, 2020

1 day ago   |   XE

The yen has attracted safe-haven demand amid rising concerns about the strain of coronavirus in China, which are being exacerbated by the approaching Lunar New Year holiday...
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Stocks - Wall Street to Slip After Long Weekend on Virus Fears

1 day ago   |   FXCM   |   2 articles

By Peter Nurse Investing.com - U.S. stock markets are set to open lower Tuesday, as Wall Street players return to action after Monday's holiday, needing to digest losses in...
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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jan 21, 2020

2 days ago   |   XE

The biggest mover has been a decline in AUD-JPY in the main currency markets so far today, with the cross proving most sensitive to rising concerns about the strain of...
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Developers Can Now Longer Block Short-Stay Lets In Any Community In Dubai

2 days ago   |   Lovin Dubai

If you're in the business of short-stay lettings, this is good news. Developers are no longer authorised to stop licensed holiday home operators from operating in buildings and...
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AUD/JPY: Eyes on BoJ and Aussie jobs this week

2 days ago   |   FXCM

AUD/JPY holding above 200-DMA, eyes on the BoJ. Traders looking to central banks and key economic data releases. AUD/JPY is currently trading flat in early Asia as markets...
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China confirmed that the deadly Wuhan virus sweeping the country can spread from human to human, increasing the risk of an epidemic

China confirmed that the deadly Wuhan virus sweeping the country can spread from human to human, increasing the risk of an epidemic

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

China's mysterious and deadly coronavirus can be spread from person to person, Chinese medical authorities confirmed on Monday. Officials are scrambling to contain 2019-nCoV...
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Coronavirus could have jumped to humans from snakes, researchers say

Coronavirus could have jumped to humans from snakes, researchers say

Researchers say the coronavirus is likely to have been passed to humans from snakes Scientists believe the deadly coronavirus spreading around the world from China could have... Read more ...

Police say that at least one person is dead and 7 others are injured after...

Police say that at least one person is dead and 7 others are injured after shooting in downtown Seattle

Police on Wednesday night confirmed that a gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring seven others. The Seattle Times said seven... Read more ...

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty is being investigated for allegedly...

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty is being investigated for allegedly punching a 13-year-old boy

Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers' irascible mascot, has been accused of attacking a young fan. Chris Greenwell said his 13-year-old son Brandon was punched by the mascot at an... Read more ...

Kobe Bryant says there are WNBA stars who 'could most certainly keep up' in...

Kobe Bryant says there are WNBA stars who 'could most certainly keep up' in the NBA

NBA legend Kobe Bryant said he thinks some of the WNBA's brightest stars could play in the NBA. In an interview with CNN , the Black Mamba said there are current WNBA players... Read more ...

Experts question whether China can fulfill phase-one trade promises to the US

Experts question whether China can fulfill phase-one trade promises to the US

China said it would buy an additional $200 billion worth of American imports the next two years as part of a phase-one trade deal with the US. The Trump administration has... Read more ...

Amid bull-run, 3 Tesla analysts disagree on how much further the stock has...

Amid bull-run, 3 Tesla analysts disagree on how much further the stock has to climb

Tesla reached a $100 billion market capitalization Wednesday, a record for the company. Some analysts think Tesla's bull run is just getting started, while others think it's... Read more ...

Wuhan, China, is about to be quarantined as the coronavirus outbreak grows...

Wuhan, China, is about to be quarantined as the coronavirus outbreak grows. The city has 3 million more residents than New York City

A mysterious coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed 17 people and infected more than 544. The outbreak has spread to at least six other countries, including... Read more ...

Willian José to Tottenham ‘close' with striker set for flight to London - AS

Willian José to Tottenham ‘close' with striker set for flight to London - AS

Harry Kane's immediate replacement? Tottenham are reportedly close to signing Real Sociedad striker Willian José, with suggestions the player will now travel to London to... Read more ...

15-year-old Coco Gauff says she 'still needs practice' before getting her...

15-year-old Coco Gauff says she 'still needs practice' before getting her driver's license after astounding comeback win at Australian Open

15-year-old tennis sensation Coco Gauff pulled off an impressive comeback against Sorana Cirstea on Wednesday at the Australian Open, setting up a rematch with Naomi Osaka in... Read more ...

Tesla's market value hits $100B for the first time

Tesla's market value hits $100B for the first time

Shares in Tesla soared as much as six percent in early market trading on Wednesday, which pushed the electric car-maker's market valuation to $104.5 billion for the first time... Read more ...