The face masks are out in Hong Kong amid a coronavirus outbreak in China. The illness could determine how the Year of the Rat starts for the city’s stock market, analysts say. Photo: AFP The face masks are out in Hong Kong amid a coronavirus outbreak in China. The illness could determine how the Year of the Rat starts for the city’s stock market, analysts say. Photo: AFP
The face masks are out in Hong Kong amid a coronavirus outbreak in China. The illness could determine how the Year of the Rat starts for the city’s stock market, analysts say. Photo: AFP

Wuhan virus outbreak threatens to derail Hong Kong stock market in Year of the Rat

  • First close of new year will be determined by how quickly the infection spreads or is contained, analyst says
  • Strong market momentum will boost Hong Kong stocks, stockbrokers’ body says

Topic |   Hong Kong stock market
The face masks are out in Hong Kong amid a coronavirus outbreak in China. The illness could determine how the Year of the Rat starts for the city’s stock market, analysts say. Photo: AFP The face masks are out in Hong Kong amid a coronavirus outbreak in China. The illness could determine how the Year of the Rat starts for the city’s stock market, analysts say. Photo: AFP
The face masks are out in Hong Kong amid a coronavirus outbreak in China. The illness could determine how the Year of the Rat starts for the city’s stock market, analysts say. Photo: AFP
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