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China postpones annual meeting of parliament: state TV

43 minutes 44 seconds ago
China's top legislative body has formally decided to postpone the annual meeting of parliament originally scheduled to start on March 5, state TV reported on Monday, amid a coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 70,000 in the country.

Coronavirus spreads, investors scurry for safety

47 minutes 15 seconds ago
Global share markets and oil fell on Monday, safe-haven gold surged and U.S. Treasury yields reached their lowest since mid- 2016, as coronavirus cases spread outside China, darkening the outlook for world growth.