An empty street in Beijing on February 5, 2020 on what should otherwise be a busy week day in one of the Chinese capital’s prime shopping and entertainment areas. Photo: AFP An empty street in Beijing on February 5, 2020 on what should otherwise be a busy week day in one of the Chinese capital’s prime shopping and entertainment areas. Photo: AFP
An empty street in Beijing on February 5, 2020 on what should otherwise be a busy week day in one of the Chinese capital’s prime shopping and entertainment areas. Photo: AFP

The coronavirus outbreak is already a global crisis, as companies worldwide are forced to issue profit warnings

  • Companies from Air New Zealand to Pernod Ricard have issued profit warnings, as they see slowdowns due to the coronavirus outbreak
  • With the spread of the outbreak raising questions over whether it will be declared a global pandemic, businesses around the world that are exposed to travel are clear targets

Topic |   Hong Kong company reporting season
An empty street in Beijing on February 5, 2020 on what should otherwise be a busy week day in one of the Chinese capital’s prime shopping and entertainment areas. Photo: AFP An empty street in Beijing on February 5, 2020 on what should otherwise be a busy week day in one of the Chinese capital’s prime shopping and entertainment areas. Photo: AFP
An empty street in Beijing on February 5, 2020 on what should otherwise be a busy week day in one of the Chinese capital’s prime shopping and entertainment areas. Photo: AFP
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