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Oil slides for fourth day as virus fears deepen

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Crude oil prices gave up early gains and slid for a fourth day on Wednesday as fears over the coronavirus situation deepened as the outbreak spread in several countries outside China.

[TOKYO] Crude oil prices gave up early gains and slid for a fourth day on Wednesday as fears over the coronavirus situation deepened as the outbreak spread in several countries outside China.

Brent crude fell US$0.31, or 0.6 per cent, to US$54.64 a barrel by 0753 GMT, while US West Texas...

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