Hong Kong stocks widen losses as sell-off sparked by China coronavirus continues for a second day
- Financial heavyweights AIA and China Construction Bank weighed heavily on the index
- Health care related companies such as China Health Group and Universal Health buck the trend
Good day, traders
The Wuhan coronavirus once again dominated market proceedings as expected. There was no respite for Hong Kong shares and they continued to trend downwards throughout the day, eventually ending 2.6 per cent lower.
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– Georgina Lee and Srinivasan Iyer in Hong Kong