Security personnel wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guards the entrance to a residential area under lockdown in Beijing on November 22. Photo: AFP
Security personnel wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guards the entrance to a residential area under lockdown in Beijing on November 22. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong stocks complete weekly loss as record Covid cases, snap lockdowns in China jolt investors

  • China starts to reimpose snap lockdowns in some places to curb infections, creating doubts about recent bets for an early end to zero-Covid policy
  • The Hang Seng Index closed the week with a 2.3 per cent loss after Covid-19 cases reached an all-time high since the Wuhan outbreak

Security personnel wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guards the entrance to a residential area under lockdown in Beijing on November 22. Photo: AFP
Security personnel wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guards the entrance to a residential area under lockdown in Beijing on November 22. Photo: AFP
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