Oil slide as Coronavirus fears intensify. Yen & treasuries up
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Oil slide as Coronavirus fears intensify. Yen & treasuries up

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday visited Wuhan, the epicenter of an outbreak of a new coronavirus that has killed 80 and infected more than 2,700 people, as Beijing sought to signal how seriously it aims to respond to the developing crisis. Japan’s Nikkei average .N225 suffered a steep 1.8% loss, on track for the…

Suleimani Killing Sparks Fear of War and Economic Turmoil
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Suleimani Killing Sparks Fear of War and Economic Turmoil

Oil markets expect escalation in wake of U.S. strike on Iranian general. Crude oil prices soared after Iran vowed “harsh retaliation” for a Friday morning U.S. airstrike that killed the Iranian general Qassem Suleimani, one of the most powerful officials in Iran and the architect of Tehran’s terrorist campaigns around the region. The escalation in…