Dow futures rose Friday, unintimidated by the deadly respiratory disease threatening China.
The death toll from coronavirus is now approaching people in China.
A UN health agency panel responsible for declaring global health emergencies narrowly voted against declaring the virus an international concern.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index commanded a cautious upside move Friday as more Chinese cities came under travel restrictions. The death toll in China from the coronavirus outbreak has now risen to . Travel restrictions were consequently imposed across 22 cities. Some million citizens will reportedly be impacted by the quarantine.
Dow Futures Rise Cautiously
After closing Thursday at , points, Dow futures rose tepidly by 0. % on Friday brushing aside fears of a global coronavirus contagion.