The ceremony marking the Lunar New Year, which includes a lion dance, will not be held for the first time in the Hong Kong exchange’s two-decade history. Photo: David WongThe ceremony marking the Lunar New Year, which includes a lion dance, will not be held for the first time in the Hong Kong exchange’s two-decade history. Photo: David Wong
The ceremony marking the Lunar New Year, which includes a lion dance, will not be held for the first time in the Hong Kong exchange’s two-decade history. Photo: David Wong

China halts stock trading in extended Lunar New Year holiday as deadly coronavirus outbreak from Wuhan takes its toll

  • The State Council, China’s chief administrative authority, on Monday extended the Lunar New Year holiday by another two working days
  • Hong Kong markets will still open as planned on Wednesday, HKEX says
Topic |   Hong Kong Stock Exchange
The ceremony marking the Lunar New Year, which includes a lion dance, will not be held for the first time in the Hong Kong exchange’s two-decade history. Photo: David WongThe ceremony marking the Lunar New Year, which includes a lion dance, will not be held for the first time in the Hong Kong exchange’s two-decade history. Photo: David Wong
The ceremony marking the Lunar New Year, which includes a lion dance, will not be held for the first time in the Hong Kong exchange’s two-decade history. Photo: David Wong
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