Nancy Tengler in Reuters

Investors eye bleach, food and tissues as virus fears intensify

While Wall Street’s broader indexes fell sharply on Monday on concerns about coronavirus, investors turned to some consumer companies as they bet on stock-piling of products such as disinfectants and shelf-stable foods.

With virus cases rising in Italy and several Middle Eastern countries dealing with their first infections, fears of a global pandemic sent markets into a tailspin, even as China eased curbs with no new cases reported in Beijing and other cities.

Read more here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-stocks-virus/investors-eye-bleach-food-and-tissues-as-virus-fears-intensify-idUSKCN20I28Q

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