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BRIEF-Bank of Canada senior deputy governor says timing of coronavirus outbreak is not great

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Feb 5 (Reuters) -

* BANK OF CANADA SENIOR DEPUTY GOVERNOR CAROLYN WILKINS SAYS OUTBREAKS LIKE CORONAVIRUS CAN AFFECT CANADA; CITES LOWER OIL PRICES, LESS TRAVEL

* BOC'S WILKINS SAYS THERE IS NEVER A GOOD TIME TO HAVE AN OUTBREAK LIKE THIS BUT TIMING OF THIS CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IS NOT GREAT

* BOC'S WILKINS SAYS BANK WILL LOOK AT THE BUSINESS AND CONSUMER CONFIDENCE DATA AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR GROWTH AND INFLATION TARGET IN LIGHT OF OUTBREAK

* BANK OF CANADA SENIOR DEPUTY GOVERNOR CAROLYN WILKINS SAYS NEUTRAL INTEREST RATE HAS TO BE POSITIVE AND HIGHER THAN WHERE RATES ARE NOW (Reporting by David Ljunggren)

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