[HONG KONG] China's massive financial markets may remain closed until next Monday after authorities extended the Lunar New Year break by three days as they grapple with the worsening virus crisis...

[HONG KONG] Financial markets in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Sydney, South Korea and Taiwan are closed on Monday for a public holiday.

[TOKYO] Tokyo's key Nikkei index dropped more than 2 per cent at the open on Monday on concerns over the potential impact of a new coronavirus that has killed 80 people in China.

WALL STREET INSIGHT

INVESTORS will need reassurances from the US Federal Reserve and technology companies this week to get them through the coronavirus scare.

STOCKS

WHILE the Chinese New Year (CNY) holidays make for another shortened week of trading for certain Asian markets including the Singapore bourse, uncertainty and worry are likely to dominate the...

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks tumbled Friday as news of additional coronavirus cases offset some positive earnings reports to finish the week on a negative note.

[BENGALURU] European shares rose on Friday, their first positive session of the week, as better-than-expected business activity data from the bloc pointed to a likely recovery in 2020.

DBS Group Research has raised its target price for the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to S$9.60, up from S$8.90 previously, while maintaining its "buy" call on the stock.

STOCKS

UNDERSTANDABLY, the focal point of market talk this week was on the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus ahead of Chinese New Year.

[LONDON] Europe's main equity markets rebounded strongly at the open on Friday, after Asian indices halted their slide.