NZ dollar falls as coronavirus spreads beyond China

NZ dollar falls as coronavirus spreads beyond China
Jenny Ruth
The spread of the coronavirus from China weighed on the New Zealand dollar although no cases have been reported here yet. The kiwi was trading at 65.90 US cents at 5pm in Wellington, although it had recovered from the day's low at 65.79 cents, compared with 66.07 cents at the same time yesterday. The trade-weighted index was at 72.49 points from 72.45. Chinese officials confirmed 440 cases of coronavirus and nine deaths and there have also been reports of cases in Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea and Macau. A single case has also been...

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