The coronavirus outbreak has rendered face-to-face interactions to the minimum as customers opt for more online transactions. Photo: AP

Coronavirus puts Hong Kong’s online financial channels to test as banking, insurance transactions surge

  • Hong Kong’s lenders have closed 20 to 30 per cent of their 1,300 branches to contain the viral outbreak
  • More than half of the city’s population has signed up for faster electronic payment system since inception in September 2018
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus outbreak has rendered face-to-face interactions to the minimum as customers opt for more online transactions. Photo: AP
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