KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): With many questions yet to be answered in terms of the severity of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, market watchers caution against panic selling as there are opportunities emerging in counters hammered by the recent selldown.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): Online mall Qoo10 listed an advertisement in Singapore (pictured) selling 30 "anti-coronavirus" masks for S$10,000 (about RM30,000) on Jan 29, but the listing has since been taken down, the Straits Times reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction ECRL Sdn Bhd (CCC-ECRL) have set up precautionary and preventative measures to guard against the coronavirus.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): The novel coronavirus outbreak is threatening the health of more than just the general public – gloom and doom have also fallen on the various Asian tourist destinations that draw the Chinese market.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): Mega coffee shop chain Starbucks has announced it has closed about half of its almost 4,300 outlets in The People’s Republic of China, reported the BBC today.
Coronavirus episode as a buying opportunity for those insufficiently positioned in equities: Kenanga Research
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): Kenanga IB Research said it sees the current coronavirus episode as a buying opportunity for those insufficiently positioned in equities.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 29): It is flying around social media faster than the bats which allegedly are the source of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) now spreading across China and the globe – we are talking about fake news on the disease.
SINGAPORE (Jan 28): The city state’s Health Ministry has confirmed today that two more cases of coronavirus infection originating from Wuhan, China have been detected.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China will “will afflict a minimum of tens of thousands of people and will last at least several months”, AFP has reported researchers saying based on “the first available data”.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): Scientists at the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was reported to have “isolated the novel coronavirus in the environmental samples of a seafood market in Wuhan”.