January 22, Wednesday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Eriko Kojima and Mr. Michael Rhys

  1. China’s health commission now says the new coronavirus has killed nine people and that 440 are infected.
  2. The impeachment trial of a U.S. president is underway. The trial opened with a fight over rules governing the proceedings.
  3. Six central banks, including the Bank of Japan and the Bank of England, formed a group to study the possibilities of digital currencies.