US stock futures slipped as the coronavirus outbreak in China reported a death toll higher than the SARS epidemic. Authorities prepare measures as millions return to work after the extended Lunar New Year holidays.
Investors cautiously monitor virus concerns that has impacted global economy and pushed Wall Street lower.
China reported 97 new additional deaths, raising it to 908 on Sunday. This was slightly higher than the 89 new deaths reported on Saturday.
Futures at 7:00 PM ET 00:00 GMT:
** S&P 500 e-minis EScv1 slipped 0.4%, or 13.25 points, to 54,719 contracts changing hands.
** Dow e-minis 1YMcv1 slid 0.41%, or 120 points, with 9,322 contracts changing hands.
** Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQcv1 lost 0.52%, or 49 points, in volume of 21,984 contracts.
** Benchmark 10-year note futures TYv1 gained 5/32 in price.
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