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Hong Kong, China stock fall, as terrible data out of China showing coronavirus damage spooks investors

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A man wearing a protective mask walks by the Spanish Steps at a deserted Piazza di Spagna in central Rome on March 12, 2020, as Italy shut all stores except for pharmacies and food shops in a desperate bid to halt the spread of a coronavirus. Photo: AFP
INTRODUCTION

Good day, traders --

What a day! The Hang Seng has now fallen six out of the last seven sessions. China fell as well.

Catch up on the day's action below.

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-- Zhang Shidong in Shanghai and Deb Price in Hong Kong 

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