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China, Hong Kong markets gain, even as death toll rises to 425 in coronavirus outbreak

  • Macau gaming stocks tumble as casinos will close for half a month to contain virus 
  • Alibaba, Mengniu Dairy and Sunny Optical see strong gains 
     
Topic |   Stocks Blog
A man walks past a closed Starbucks cafe in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, on January 30, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/LONG WEI CHINA OUT
INTRODUCTION

Good day, traders --

Mainland stocks rebounded after Monday's rout. Hong Kong traders also piled into virus-hammered stocks. Macau gaming stocks plunged after news casinos will close for two weeks to contain the novel coronavirus.

The death toll due to the virus epidemic is now 425.

Catch up on the day's action below.

-- Zhang Shidong and Deb Price  

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