SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) slipped on Wednesday as worries over Covid-19 infection numbers and the economic damage triggered by the virus continued to bug investors.

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Wednesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 28.23 points to 1,322.66.

[LONDON] Europe's top stock markets sank more than 3.0 per cent in opening deals Wednesday as investors tracked the intensifying global coronavirus crisis, dealers said.

[SEOUL] South Korean shares closed nearly 4 per cent lower on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic and the prospect of a global recession overshadowed stimulus efforts by governments and central...

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares ended with steep losses Wednesday, hit by concerns over the long-term economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.

[SYDNEY] Australian shares closed almost 4 per cent higher on Wednesday, with energy and mining sectors leading gains, after upbeat data from the country's biggest trading partner China showed...

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks tumbled more than 4 per cent on Wednesday, in line with an Asia-wide selloff fuelled by concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, while fears are also growing of a possible...

DBS Group Research has downgraded precision plastic components manufacturer Fu Yu Corporation to "hold" after factoring in an estimated 25 per cent fall in FY2020 earnings due to the dampened...

[HONG KONG] Asian markets were mostly up Wednesday after suffering a diabolical first quarter, while traders weigh trillions of dollars in global stimulus with the prospect of lengthy lockdowns as...

[BENGALURU] Australian shares kicked off the new quarter in positive fashion by rising 3 per cent on Wednesday, as investors hoped unprecedented stimulus unleashed by governments and central banks...

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