A view of digital market boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney on March 16. Australian stocks are pacing gains in Asia-Pacific markets after a plan to save jobs and businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE A view of digital market boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney on March 16. Australian stocks are pacing gains in Asia-Pacific markets after a plan to save jobs and businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
A view of digital market boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney on March 16. Australian stocks are pacing gains in Asia-Pacific markets after a plan to save jobs and businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hang Seng posts 16 per cent quarterly loss, joining other Asian stocks in brutal start to year due to coronavirus pandemic

  • Volatility defined first quarter, with all major benchmarks in bear markets except for China’s
  • Asia stock markets have had rough start to year. Australia, Japan and Korea saw quarterly fall of at least 20 per cent

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A view of digital market boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney on March 16. Australian stocks are pacing gains in Asia-Pacific markets after a plan to save jobs and businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE A view of digital market boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney on March 16. Australian stocks are pacing gains in Asia-Pacific markets after a plan to save jobs and businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
A view of digital market boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney on March 16. Australian stocks are pacing gains in Asia-Pacific markets after a plan to save jobs and businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
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