Sunday, February 23, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks plummet as investors dump stocks on fears of pandemic

[Reuters] European shares suffer worst day since 2016 as virus spreads

[Reuters] Italian bond yields jump, German curve negative as coronavirus hits Italy

[Reuters] Middle Eastern stocks slide on coronavirus jitters

[MarketWatch] Gold, Treasury prices soar as coronavirus fears spark global stock-market selloff and flight to safety

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury yields tumble, curve inversion deepens as coronavirus spreads

[Reuters] Oil slides 4% on demand concerns as coronavirus spreads

[Reuters] South Korea coronavirus cases surge, two more die

[Reuters] Fifth Italian dies from coronavirus in Europe's worst flare-up

[Reuters] Global spread of coronavirus raises pandemic fears

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China reports additional 150 deaths, South Korea cases surge

[Reuters] Closed museums, mask buying spree amid S.Korean surge in coronavirus

[Reuters] Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq report coronavirus cases linked to Iran

[Bloomberg] Italy’s Rich Northern Regions in Lockdown as Virus Spreads

[Bloomberg] South Korea Braces for Economic Pain as Virus Cases Soar

[Bloomberg] China’s Xi Jinping Sounds Alarm Over Virus Outbreak at Party’s Doorstep

[Bloomberg] China Small Business Gauge Falls to Record Low on Virus Outbreak

[FT] Coronavirus deals fresh blow to Italy’s struggling economy

[FT] South Korea places more than 7,000 soldiers in quarantine

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow set to drop more than 300 points at the open as coronavirus cases outside China surge

[BN] Gold Surges on Growing Virus Concerns

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: South Korea on high alert after total cases top 600

[Reuters] Italy battles 'explosion' of coronavirus cases as third patient dies

[Vox] As Covid-19 cases rise, South Korea raises virus threat level to its maximum

[Reuters] Central bankers will look at options for responding to coronavirus: Mnuchin

[Reuters] Kuroda says BOJ will be 'fully prepared' to act on virus risk

[Reuters] Merkel's party punished by voters in Hamburg state election

[Bloomberg] China Pushes Factories to Reopen, Risking Renewed Virus Spread

[Bloomberg] World-Changing Virus, Climate Threats Dominate G-20 Gathering

[Bloomberg] Gold Rockets Toward $1,700 as Virus Concerns Ratchet Higher

[Bloomberg] China Developers Face Cash Crunch as Virus Freezes Home Sales

[NYT] Coronavirus Lockdowns Torment an Army of Poor Migrant Workers in China

[WSJ] Coronavirus Spreads Outside China as Officials’ Worries Mount

[WSJ] World Economy Shudders as Coronavirus Threatens Global Supply Chains

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Concern over coronavirus spread grows with cases jumping in South Korea, Italy and Iran

[Reuters] China braces for inevitable big hit to economy from virus, says Xi

[Reuters] G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Turkey closes Iran border due to outbreak, South Korea confirms sixth death

[Bloomberg] Millions of Chinese Firms Face Collapse If Banks Don’t Act Fast

[Bloomberg] South Korea Signals Unprecedented Steps to Contain Outbreak

[WSJ] Swiss Franc Climbs Against Euro, Leaving Central Bank in Bind

[FT] Coronavirus is speeding up the decoupling of global economies