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LIVE MARKETS-Morning call: Prudence prevails

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European stock markets are expected to open just slightly in the red with the looming uncertainties regarding the impact of the coronavirus keeping investors on their toes.

Asian markets pared some losses as workers began trickling back to offices and factories around China but the overall sentiment remained jittery.

Financial spreadbetters expect London's FTSE to open 10 points down, Frankfurt's DAX down 10 points too and Paris' CAC to lose 7 points.

EURO STOXX 50 futures are currently trading down 0.13%.

(Julien Ponthus)

***** (Reporting by Danilo Masoni, Joice Alves, Julien Ponthus and Thyagaraju Adinarayan)