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Hong Kong, China stocks slide as US coronavirus cases top 1,000 and concerns spike about world's largest economy

  • Wharf Holdings reiterated as a 'buy' at Jefferies
  • CNOOC plunges 5.9 per cent

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A medical worker clears the facilities after all patients left the Wuchang temporary hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, on March 10, 2020. The last two temporary hospitals in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in central China's Hubei Province, were shut down Tuesday, marking the closure of all 16 temporary hospitals in the city. Photo: Xinhua
INTRODUCTION

Good day, traders --

Hong Kong and mainland benchmarks slid, though not the likes of what we have recently seen. Concern continues to grow about the coronavirus situation in the world's largest economy.

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