Oil prices fall for third day amid growing concern over China virus
Updated : January 23, 2020 08:56 AM IST
The so-called novel coronavirus has killed 17 people because of respiratory illness since it emerged late last year in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Brent crude futures were down $1.05, or 1.7 percent, to $62.16 a barrel by 0125 GMT or 06:55 am.
US West Texas Intermediate futures fell 95 cents, or 1.7 percent, to $55.78 a barrel.