The Wuhan coronavirus is expected to affect market sentiment in the near term, according to an analyst. Photo: AFP The Wuhan coronavirus is expected to affect market sentiment in the near term, according to an analyst. Photo: AFP
The Wuhan coronavirus is expected to affect market sentiment in the near term, according to an analyst. Photo: AFP

Hang Seng Index makes its worst Lunar New Year debut since 2016, as China coronavirus outbreak spooks traders

  • Hong Kong stock market makes ‘black debut’ for fifth year in a row as benchmark index slips 2.8 per cent on day one
  • Mainland Chinese markets to delay opening to Monday following State Council ruling

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The Wuhan coronavirus is expected to affect market sentiment in the near term, according to an analyst. Photo: AFP The Wuhan coronavirus is expected to affect market sentiment in the near term, according to an analyst. Photo: AFP
The Wuhan coronavirus is expected to affect market sentiment in the near term, according to an analyst. Photo: AFP
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