Chinese residents wear masks while waiting at a bus station near the closed Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, which has been linked to cases of a new strain of coronavirus identified as the cause of the pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan on 20 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Wuhan’s viral outbreak knocks the stock markets of China and Hong Kong off their paces, just as a rally is building momentum

  • Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index plunged by as much as 2.8 per cent on Tuesday, its biggest intraday decline since November 11
  • In Shanghai, the A Share Index retraced 1.4 per cent, while a similar benchmark in Shenzhen dropped by as much as 1.3 per cent
Topic |   China stock market

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Chinese residents wear masks while waiting at a bus station near the closed Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, which has been linked to cases of a new strain of coronavirus identified as the cause of the pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan on 20 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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