Global shares slump on China virus economic concerns, gold gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets headed toward their first monthly loss since August on Friday as growing concerns about the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in... Read more »

Asia shares fight for footing after turbulent week

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets battled to regain their footing on Friday as investors clutched at hopes China could contain the coronavirus, even as headlines spoke of ever... Read more »

Oil falls as China virus cases surpass SARS total

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Thursday on concerns over the potential economic impact of the coronavirus that continues to spread worldwide, while the market also considered the... Read more »

Asian stocks rise as Apple drives tech gains, virus worries ease

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Wednesday as better-than-expected Apple Inc earnings drove some regional tech gains although broader confidence was capped by worries about the economic impact... Read more »

Oil falls for sixth day as China virus raises global growth, demand concerns

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil futures fell for a sixth session on Tuesday as the spread of a new virus in China and several countries raised concerns about a hit... Read more »

Stocks crumble as deadly coronavirus spreads, safe havens in demand

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks extended a global selloff on Tuesday as China took more drastic steps to combat the coronavirus, while bonds found favor on expectations central banks... Read more »

Stocks, oil prices skid as China virus fears drive investors to safe havens

TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares tumbled on Monday as investors grew increasingly anxious about the economic impact of China’s spreading virus outbreak, with demand spiking for safe-haven assets such as... Read more »

Oil extends declines as fears grow over China virus

TOKYO (Reuters) – Crude prices fell more than 2% to multi-month lows on Monday as the rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China and city lockdowns... Read more »

Shares, oil slide as China virus fears intensify; yen, Treasuries in demand

TOKYO (Reuters) – Stocks tumbled on Monday as investors grew increasingly anxious about the economic impact of China’s spreading virus outbreak, with demand spiking for safe-haven assets such as... Read more »

U.S. shares, oil prices slump as China virus fears spread

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. shares and crude prices dropped on Friday and 10-year U.S. treasury yields fell to their lowest point in about three months amid concerns that... Read more »