|17 March, 2020

Tuesday Outlook: Asian stocks fall after historic Wall St plunge

Oil market faces falling demand; riskier currencies wobble; equities extend global selloff

A man wears a protective mask as he walks on Wall Street during the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, New York, U.S., March 13, 2020.

A man wears a protective mask as he walks on Wall Street during the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, New York, U.S., March 13, 2020.

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Asian stocks fall in volatile session after historic Wall St plunge
Fed rate cut fails to calm nervous investors

Oil prices jumped $1 as recent sharp falls draw investors
Brent crude LCOc1 was up by 1.5%, or 46 cents, to $30.51 a barrel by 0206 GMT

Yen firm, riskier currencies wobble as policymakers grapple with pandemic
Risk-sensitive Aussie under pressure, sterling at 5-month low

Gold extends losses from Monday's meltdown on flight for cash
U.S. gold futures rose 1.7% to $1,511.50


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