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Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closes in bear territory as coronavirus upends world markets

  • Global markets wiped out US$9.7 trillion in just one week
  • Standard Chartered is now expecting a 100-basis-point cut by US Fed next week 
Topic |   Stocks Blog
A medical worker collects samples of a tested citizen at Guro-gu district of Seoul on March 10, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
INTRODUCTION

Good day, traders --

The Hang Seng fell into a bear market. China stocks ended down as well on a wild day.

Catch up on the day's action below.

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-- Martin Choi and Deb Price in Hong Kong 

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