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Stocks drop as new coronavirus fears escalate

Shares slid on Monday as investors shunned equities on growing concerns over the scope of a China virus outbreak, with safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and Treasury notes in greater demand.

26th, January 2020, 04:08pm

Kobe Bryant's death leaves sports world stunned

The sporting world was plunged into mourning on Sunday as news of Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash spread leaving the rich and famous, presidents, Hall of Famers and ordinary fans stunned.

26th, January 2020, 04:04pm

Half of Australians donated to bushfire appeal: survey

One in two Australians have donated money to support bushfire relief efforts, a new survey showed over the weekend, with meteorologists warning more hot and dry weather is to return after a heavy rain respite dampened many of the blazes.

26th, January 2020, 04:01pm

Saudi energy minister says confident China can contain, eradicate new coronavirus

Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud said on Monday the kingdom was closely monitoring developments in global oil markets resulting from “gloomy expectations” over the impact of the new coronavirus on the Chinese and global economy and oil market fundamentals.

26th, January 2020, 03:19pm

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