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Asian stock markets end mixed as virus spikes around world

Asian stock markets end mixed as virus spikes around world

Asian equities were mixed on Monday as a spike in new coronavirus infections across the planet forced governments to impose fresh containment measures, fuelling fears about the stuttering economic recovery.

Gulf markets sink in line with global shares on Trump win

Gulf markets sink in line with global shares on Trump win

Stock markets in the Gulf fell sharply in line with global bourses in morning trade on Wednesday as investors faced up to a shock win by Donald Trump in the US presidential election.

Markets slide further on prospect of Trump presidency

Markets slide further on prospect of Trump presidency

Global stock markets spiralled downwards Wednesday with Europe following Asia lower as investors fretted over growing fears of a Donald Trump presidency.

Oil falls after Qatar meeting disappoints; stocks up

Oil falls after Qatar meeting disappoints; stocks up

Oil prices slumped on Monday after producers failed to agree on a plan to curb global supply at a meeting in Qatar, while world stock markets edged higher.

Oil prices fall on stronger dollar, further oversupply worries

Oil prices fall on stronger dollar, further oversupply worries

Oil futures fell in Asian trade as oversupply, a strengthening dollar and falls in regional stock markets all weighed on sentiment. But another fall in US oil output in January helped to limit the losses.