Stocks shrug off virus worries; ECB in focus

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By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asia’s stock markets headed for their best day in two months on Thursday though growth-sensitive currencies struggled to rally, pointing to nagging doubts about the recovery as investors looked to the European Central Bank for their next cue. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was last up just over 1%, its largest daily jump since late May, with markets green from Seoul to Sydney. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Asia’s positive mood followed a rebound on Wall Street though S&P 500 futures were flat during the session su…

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