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Asian markets extend losses as toll from pandemic surges

Asian shares started the week with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many parts of the world. 11:06 p.m. March 29, 2020

Coronavirus Update: British PM Tests Positive and U.S. Has Most Cases

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he contracted the coronavirus, the U.S. has the most virus cases in the world and American counties will be classified by coronavirus risk level. WSJ’s Jason Bellini has the latest on the pandemic. Photo: Andy Rain/Shutterstock video content 6:56 a.m. March 27, 2020

Asian markets advance after stimulus bill gives boost to Wall Street

Asian markets advanced on Friday after Wall Street logged a third straight day of gains with the approaching congressional approval of a massive coronavirus relief bill. 11:51 p.m. March 26, 2020

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Coronavirus Update: Senate Approves Stimulus, 1,000 Deaths in the U.S.

A historic $2 trillion rescue bill moves to the House, the coronavirus death toll in the U.S. tops 1,000, and the virus takes off in poor countries. WSJ’s Jason Bellini has the latest on the pandemic. Photo: Alex Edelman / AFP video content

6:32 a.m. March 26, 2020
Singapore's economy shrank 10.6% in Q1

SINGAPORE--Singapore's economy shrank at a faster-than-expected pace in the first quarter, as all three key industries of manufacturing, construction and services contracted in the period. The country's gross domestic product growth contracted 2.2% in the first quarter from a year earlier, according to advance estimate released by the Ministry of Trade and Industry on Thursday.

10:27 p.m. March 25, 2020
Coronavirus Update: Historic Rescue Deal, World’s Largest Lockdown

Lawmakers and the White House reach a deal on a giant stimulus package, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has become the epicenter of the crisis in the U.S., and India puts 1.3 billion people on lockdown. WSJ’s Jason Bellini has the latest on the pandemic. Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP video content

6:39 a.m. March 25, 2020
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Asian markets gain following Wall Street’s surge

Shares opened sharply higher in Asia on Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 with Congress and the White House nearing a deal on injecting nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus.

12:05 a.m. March 25, 2020
How China Is Using Soft Power to Rewrite the Coronavirus Narrative

China is sending doctors and medical supplies to Italy and other countries that have been hit hard by the coronavirus. WSJ’s Eric Sylvers in Milan explains how China is using soft power to change perceptions about its handling of the pandemic. Photo: Moura Balti Touati/Shutterstock video content

8:49 a.m. March 24, 2020
Coronavirus Update: Airlines Weigh Flight Halt, Wuhan to Ease Lockdown

U.S. airlines consider shutting down passenger flights in the country, the White House discusses easing social-distancing measures, and China plans to lift the mass quarantine on Wuhan. WSJ’s Jason Bellini has the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Nick Oxford/Reuters video content

6:42 a.m. March 24, 2020
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Asian markets gain after Fed promises economic support

Asian stock markets gained Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve promised support to the struggling economy as Congress delayed action on a $2 trillion coronavirus aid package.

3:12 a.m. March 24, 2020
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Dozens of big Chinese companies tiptoe toward Tuesday’s stock-market open at all-time lows

PetroChina, which had beaten the likes of Apple and Microsoft to the trillion-dollar-market-cap punch, now stands at its lowest valuation on record.

4:04 p.m. March 23, 2020

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