Hong Kong stocks clobbered as fears grow about global spread of coronavirus

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Topic |   Hong Kong stock market
Workers have lunch on the roof of the building of an electronics factory to ensure the distance from each other and good airflow to prevent the coronavirus spread in Suining city in southwest China's Sichuan province on February 14, 2020. Phot: EPA-EFE

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The coronavirus is spreading in Italy and South Korea, raising alarms. That hurt sentiment in Hong Kong and mainland markets.

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