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Hong Kong stocks slide as coronavirus deaths surpass those of Sars

  • Death toll due to virus tops 900 -- more than during Sars epidemic
  • Could China's unprecedented lockdown be breakout moment for China's new economy stocks? 

Topic |   Hong Kong stock market
A community worker checks the temperature of a resident on a street near the Yellow Crane Pavilion in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on February 7, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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Welcome to a fresh week, traders --

The death toll due to the coronavirus has shot up to 910 -- more than during Sars.

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