|23 January, 2020

Thursday Outlook: Asian shares wilt; oil declines on worries about virus 

Investors head for safety; Gold steady, Yen firm

A health worker wearing a mask to protect from the flu-like Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) takes a woman's temperature, after she arrived by train from Guangzhou, at Hunghom railway station, Hong Kong April 24, 2003.

A health worker wearing a mask to protect from the flu-like Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) takes a woman's temperature, after she arrived by train from Guangzhou, at Hunghom railway station, Hong Kong April 24, 2003.

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Asian shares wilt, oil tumbles as China virus spreads
Risk assets off to weak start in Asia

Oil falls for third day amid growing concern over China virus
The U.S. bank maintained its forecasts for Brent to average $67 a barrel in the first quarter

Gold steady as fears of China virus epidemic mount
Spot gold was flat at $1,558.93 per ounce by 0127 GMT

Yen firm over China virus concern; Aussie jumps on jobs data
Pound at three-week peak as rate cut bets subside


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