Media shares take a hit on the ASX

By Chris Pash | 3 February 2020
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Shares in media companies were sliding on the ASX.

The market was being marked down on fears of the impact on Australia of the coronavirus outbreak in China.

The S&P/ASX 200 was down 1.2%.

Among media companies, Nine slipped 2.6% to 1.825, Seven Holdings 4.2% to $19.40 and Southern Cross 2.2% to $0.860.

Outdoor advertising specialist oOh!media dropped 3.6% to $3.275 and ad agency WPP AUNZ was down 1.7% to $0.57

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