Japan MOF official: Markets reflecting ‘shock’ of coronavirus spread

TOKYO (Reuters) – A senior Japanese finance official said on Friday that market movements were reflecting the “shock” of the new coronavirus spreading.

He refrained from commenting on specific market moves and said it was not decided whether officials from the Ministry of Finance, the Bank of Japan, and the Financial Services Agency would hold a meeting on Friday.

(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)

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