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Risk assets fall as Chinese virus triggers anxiety

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Risk assets took a hit across the globe on Tuesday, while the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasury prices gained, as financial markets reacted to mounting concern about a new strain of flu-like virus out of China.
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Arrival of SARS-like new virus in United States heightens concerns about global spread

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Chinese officials confirm that the coronavirus spreads between people, making it harder to control
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