A man wearing a protective mask takes pictures on the promenade of the Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai on January 21, 2020. Photo: AFP

Wuhan coronavirus outbreak could be a ‘black swan’ that hurts retail sales, tourism in mainland China as Lunar New Year travel ramps up

  • Beijing likely to undertake additional policy easing to offset any shock from the virus, UBS’s investment bank says
  • Busy Lunar New Year travel period presents a ‘tremendous challenge’
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A man wearing a protective mask takes pictures on the promenade of the Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai on January 21, 2020. Photo: AFP
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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.