The Chinese territory of Macau
has become a near-ghost town during what is typically the
busiest time of year in the world's biggest casino hub, after
authorities announced a raft of measures to keep visitors away
and contain the new coronavirus.
Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose
slightly on Wednesday after a steep selloff in the previous
session, but worries over the rapid spread of the coronavirus in
China and its potential economic impact continued to weigh on
The death toll from the virus outbreak...
Australian shares tracked broader Asia to
trade higher on Wednesday, with financial and technology stocks
leading the gains, although fears about the economic fallout
from the coronavirus outbreak in China weighed on investor
U.S. investment firm Starwood Capital
Group said on Wednesday it will make a $485 million all-cash
offer for Australian Unity Office Fund (AOF) in at
least its fourth attempt to buy the property fund manager.