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* FTSE 100 down 0.2%, FTSE 250 down 0.1%
* China puts city of Wuhan on lockdown
* Miners, oil stocks weigh on main index
* ASOS shines on Christmas trading cheer
Jan 23 (Reuters) - London’s main index dipped for a fourth straight session on Thursday, with major miners and oil stocks taking a hit, as worries over the spread a new flu-like virus from China grew.
China put Wuhan, the city at the centre of the outbreak, on lockdown as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic. The new coronavirus has so far killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people.
The FTSE 100, which has shed more than 1% this week, gave up another 0.2%. An index of miners hit its lowest in more than a week, while Shell and BP were among the biggest drags.
The FTSE 250 edged 0.1% lower by 0807 GMT.
However, AIM-listed online fashion retailer ASOS provided some cheer as it advanced almost 9% after beating analysts’ expectations for sales growth in the Christmas trading period. (Reporting by Shashwat Awasthi in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)