* EM stocks index set for fourth straight day of declines
* China coronavirus death toll passes 100
* Investors anxious about economic fallout from outbreak
By Shreyashi Sanyal
Jan 28 (Reuters) – Emerging market equities declined for a fourth straight session on Tuesday, set for their longest losing streak in four months, on rising worries about the economic impact from a virus outbreak in China as the death toll rose.
MSCI’s index for emerging market equities fell 0.7%, tracking stock market losses across Asia.
The coronavirus spreading across China claimed its first victim in Beijing, as the death toll rose to 106. A wave of risk aversion swept over global markets as investors worried about the potential impact of the outbreak on the world’s second-biggest economy.
“We are in the acute phase of the crisis, which means everyday there are reports of new contagions, new countries reporting cases… so the market will react to that and continue to adjust itself in a bearish direction,” said Cristian Maggio, head of emerging markets strategy at TD Securities in London.
“Now, is this going to be the reality by the end of the crisis? Probably not. The market is over reacting because it is still too early to determine the economic impact.”
Emerging market assets had received a boost on hopes of a pickup in economic growth after the United States and China reached an initial trade agreement, but analysts said an unexpected growth shock could leave them vulnerable to a renewed downturn.
In South Africa, beleaguered power utility Eskom said installing all the technology needed to meet stricter emissions rules coming into force in April could take the company two decades.
State-owned Eskom, mired in financial crisis and struggling to meet demand, is the top polluter in Africa’s most industrialised economy.
The South African rand fell against the dollar, reversing an earlier rise, as a weak domestic outlook continued to weigh on sentiment.
South African stocks fell 0.4%, while Russian stocks lost 0.3%.
Russia’s rouble strengthened slightly, in line with steadying oil prices.
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WhatsApp starts rolling out Message Yourself feature – GSMArena.com news – GSMArena.com
WhatsApp is now rolling out its Message Yourself feature for users on iOS and Android. The feature was initially part of a beta trial that is now being made available to everyone.
Message Yourself is a feature that lets you, in a sense, message yourself. It’s a chat that is only visible and accessible to you and you can post there as you would in any other chat. This can be used to write important notes to yourself, saving web links, or uploading documents and voice notes.
This feature has been available on other platforms, notably Telegram, which has had it since launch. WhatsApp only publicly started testing this feature back in October. Some users have managed to work around its absence in the past by creating a group and then removing other members to essentially create a private chat for yourself.
The feature was unavailable for testing at the time of writing but should be available over the coming weeks.
Samsung Cyber Monday Deals: Save Hundreds On Phones, Tablets, TVs And More Electronics – Forbes
The best Samsung Cyber Monday deals are delivering some of the steepest discounts on its electronics we’ve seen all year long, especially if you have an item to trade in. Whether you’re shopping for a new smartphone or a cutting-edge smart TV, it’s important to buy from reliable brands you know and trust. (After all, ‘tis the season to get the best bang for your buck.) Samsung delivers with top-notch electronics and an excellent, almost too-good-to-be-true Cyber Monday Sale that’s going on right now.
Thanks to Samsung’s Cyber Monday deals, you can score some of its best electronics for way less than the sticker price. That includes up to $1,000 off Samsung’s artful The Frame television and $350 off its Galaxy Z Fold4 smartphone. To help streamline your search, we’ve put together the best Samsung Cyber Monday deals available right now.
After you’re finished perusing this list, you may want to check out the top Cyber Monday deals across all categories, the best TV deals, Cyber Monday appliance deals or these Cyber Monday soundbar sales.
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For even more savings opportunities, head over to our Cyber Week coupon page to check out the deals from some of our favorite brands.
Flexispot EG1 electric standing desk is nearly 50% off for Cyber Monday 2022
Doctors have long touted the benefits of working at a standing desk compared to sitting all day. But most workers find that some work is more comfortable to do while sitting, while other work is more appropriate for standing. Sit/stand desks, like the Flexispot EG1, provide the best of both worlds, allowing you to electronically adjust the height of the desk at the touch of a button.
When I got my standing desk, I discovered another major benefit. I use it for product photography and because I can adjust the desk height, it makes it easy for me to shoot at just the right angle. It’s been a huge time-saver.
The desk I’m spotlighting today has a 24×40 in desk area. You can drop it down to as low as 28.6 inches from the ground and raise it up to 48.2 inches — or about shoulder height. The motorized lift system supports up to 132 pounds, which is more than enough for a keyboard, monitor, mouse, and even most tower PCs.
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