Pedestrians wearing protective masks near a hoarding displaying HSBC logo in Hong Kong on January 31 as the coronavirus outbreak grips the city. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong banks face ‘very weak’ outlook as coronavirus bites, with HSBC strategy in spotlight, analysts say

  • Investors will be looking for guidance on coronavirus effects as Hong Kong banks begin to report results from next week, analysts say
  • Weakness in retail, hospitality, airline and tourism sectors likely to stoke unemployment, strain consumer lending asset quality
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Pedestrians wearing protective masks near a hoarding displaying HSBC logo in Hong Kong on January 31 as the coronavirus outbreak grips the city. Photo: Bloomberg
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Chad Bray

Chad Bray

Chad is a senior business reporter focused on finance. He has previously written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires.