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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange temporarily closes trading halls over coronavirus

DUBAI, March 15 (Reuters) - The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) said on Sunday it was temporarily closing all its trading halls until further notice due to the global coronavirus outbreak.

The ADX said in a statement it was closing trading halls at its main offices in Abu Dhabi and in other emirates as a precautionary measure to protect public health in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The UAE has registered 86 cases of the new coronavirus so far, of which 17 have recovered. (Reporting by Hadeel Al Sayegh; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)