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    What are negative interest rates, and how could they work in favour of consumers?

  2. Asian markets mixed after emergency Fed rate cut

    Man walks past Asian stock market board as he looks at his phone.

    A mixed day for Asian stock markets as investors weigh the US Federal Reserve's first emergency interest rate cut since the financial crisis against the deepening impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

    Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 closed 0.08% higher, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0.2%, and China's Shanghai Composite was up by by 0.2%.