THE focus of the day was on the delivery of the Singapore Budget 2020 but support measures aimed at tackling the economic impact of Covid-19 had a muted effect on benchmark listings most affected...

MALAYSIA share prices closed flat on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down just 0.04 point to 1,537.08.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks closed sharply lower on Tuesday as the deadly new coronavirus took a toll on corporate earnings and economic growth.

[LONDON] European stock markets slid at the start of trading on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index shedding 0.9 per cent to 7,368.25 points.

[SEOUL] South Korean stocks closed 1.5 per cent lower on Tuesday after Apple's revenue warning deepened worries about the economic fallout due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.

[BENGALURU] Australian shares closed lower on Tuesday, led by losses among energy and tech stocks, due to worries over the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on China's economy and its global...

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed down for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday with investors eyeing the impact of the new virus outbreak on major global companies.

SINGAPORE equities resumed trading on Tuesday afternoon in negative territory ahead of the Budget reading, with the Straits Times Index (STI) trading 18.62 points or 0.6 per cent lower at 3,194.38...

[HONG KONG] Asian markets tumbled on Tuesday after Apple warned the new coronavirus had hit output and demand in China, fuelling fears over the wider impact of the epidemic on corporate earnings...

FACTORING in the effect the Covid-19 outbreak has on production at Valuetronics Holdings' Chinese factories, RHB Research has downgraded the contract manufacturer to "neutral" and lowered its...

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