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Tokyo — Oil prices extended losses to fall about 2% on Friday after US President Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, while a US stimulus package eluded negotiators amid ongoing worries about demand.

Brent crude slipped on the news and was down 78c, or 1.9%, at $40.53 a barrel at 5.16am GMT. US oil was 79c, or 2%, lower at $37.93...

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