Beijing on Monday officially confirmed that the Wuhan pneumonia virus had spread beyond the central Chinese city. Photo: AFPBeijing on Monday officially confirmed that the Wuhan pneumonia virus had spread beyond the central Chinese city. Photo: AFP
Beijing on Monday officially confirmed that the Wuhan pneumonia virus had spread beyond the central Chinese city. Photo: AFP

New Wuhan pneumonia cases fail to dampen China markets, but Hong Kong stocks decline on pre-holiday profit taking

  • News of spread of coronavirus boosts pharmaceuticals, drags down entertainment and airline stocks
  • The ChiNext Index of start-ups climbs to a three-year high
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Beijing on Monday officially confirmed that the Wuhan pneumonia virus had spread beyond the central Chinese city. Photo: AFPBeijing on Monday officially confirmed that the Wuhan pneumonia virus had spread beyond the central Chinese city. Photo: AFP
Beijing on Monday officially confirmed that the Wuhan pneumonia virus had spread beyond the central Chinese city. Photo: AFP
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