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12.27am GMT Filming on the latest Mission Impossible film has been stopped over over fears of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, Press Association reports. The action movie, which stars Tom Cruise, was scheduled for a three-week shoot in Venice, but that has now been stopped after more than 200 people tested positive for the virus in Italy.It is the largest number of confirmed cases of the disease outside Asia. 12.07am GMT A big fall in Tokyo as expected.Seoul, where the Kospi took a hammering of 3.87% yesterday, is off 0.3%.Japan’s #Nikkei 225 (#CFD) down 4.50% at the open; S. Korea’s #KOSPI opens down 0.30% and Australia’s #ASX200 showing marginal losses of 2.00%. #Equities Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2020-02-25 00:29:56
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