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ASX slightly lower as virus cluster dents travel, entertainment stocks

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The Australian sharemarket was slightly weaker as newly imposed restrictions due to Sydneys growing coronavirus outbreak weighed on sentiment, with entertainment and travel stocks dragged lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index dipped 5.6 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 6669.9, following on from its fall on Friday, which was sparked by the growing northern beaches cluster and up-ended holiday plans for thousands of Australians.
The broader All Ordinaries index dropped 4.1 points, or 0.1 per cent, to…

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