The Hang Seng Index shown on an electronic board in Central. Photo: Winson Wong The Hang Seng Index shown on an electronic board in Central. Photo: Winson Wong
The Hang Seng Index shown on an electronic board in Central. Photo: Winson Wong

China coronavirus sends health care, e-commerce stocks soaring, while travel and retail firms take a hammering

  • Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index slumped 2.8 per cent to 27,160 on Wednesday in its worst start to a Lunar New Year since 2016
  • Drug maker Ascletis jumped 33 per cent, Ping An Healthcare was up 3.7 per cent; Cathay Pacific was 3.2 per cent lower, China Eastern Airlines dropped 3.4 per cent

Topic |   Health & Fitness
The Hang Seng Index shown on an electronic board in Central. Photo: Winson Wong The Hang Seng Index shown on an electronic board in Central. Photo: Winson Wong
The Hang Seng Index shown on an electronic board in Central. Photo: Winson Wong
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