Pedestrians wear protective masks in Hong Kong’s Central district on Wednesday. The cancellations, the worst since the 2003 Sars outbreak, are likely to affect the sales of financial products and real estate in the city, one of the world’s largest international financial centres. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians wear protective masks in Hong Kong’s Central district on Wednesday. The cancellations, the worst since the 2003 Sars outbreak, are likely to affect the sales of financial products and real estate in the city, one of the world’s largest international financial centres. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians wear protective masks in Hong Kong’s Central district on Wednesday. The cancellations, the worst since the 2003 Sars outbreak, are likely to affect the sales of financial products and real estate in the city, one of the world’s largest international financial centres. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong businesses cancel promotional events, launches and spring lunches as coronavirus fear grips city

  • Brokerage body cancels year’s biggest industry event
  • Manulife delays launch event of retirement mutual fund, property developer HKR International cancels media launch of Discovery Bay projects

Topic |   Banking & Finance
Pedestrians wear protective masks in Hong Kong’s Central district on Wednesday. The cancellations, the worst since the 2003 Sars outbreak, are likely to affect the sales of financial products and real estate in the city, one of the world’s largest international financial centres. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians wear protective masks in Hong Kong’s Central district on Wednesday. The cancellations, the worst since the 2003 Sars outbreak, are likely to affect the sales of financial products and real estate in the city, one of the world’s largest international financial centres. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians wear protective masks in Hong Kong’s Central district on Wednesday. The cancellations, the worst since the 2003 Sars outbreak, are likely to affect the sales of financial products and real estate in the city, one of the world’s largest international financial centres. Photo: Bloomberg
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