March 3, Tuesday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. The head of the World Health Organization has expressed concern about the coronavirus outbreaks in South Korea, Italy, Iran, and Japan, but insisted that the outbreaks can be contained.
  2. Share prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have started rebounding on Tuesday, following assurances by major central banks.
  3. U.S. presidential hopefuls are getting ready for Super Tuesday.