A woman, wearing protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, is pictured at the scramble crossing in Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong stocks slide while Australia shares soar as coronavirus pandemic continues to spark market volatility

  • Australia, China announce fresh steps to help battered economies
  • Sentiment remains cautious in Hong Kong, mainland, despite latest big injection of money into system by People’s Bank of China
Topic |   Hang Seng Index
A woman, wearing protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, is pictured at the scramble crossing in Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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