Hong Kong, China stocks rise on signs of progress in battle against coronavirus

  • Casinos, Chinese airlines rising
  • HSBC on track for second day of gains after big losses last week over cancelled dividends

Topic |   Stocks Blog
A woman looks at a placard displayed at a closed live bar in the entertainment district of Lan Kwai Fong in Hong Kong early on April 5, 2020, after the city's leader Carrie Lam ordered the temporary closure of all bars and pubs to help stop the coronavirus. Photo: AFP

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China and Hong Kong stocks rose as sentiment continues to improve about efforts to battle the coronavirus.

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