Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch stock gyrations amid fears of a global recession. Photo: EPA-EFE Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch stock gyrations amid fears of a global recession. Photo: EPA-EFE
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch stock gyrations amid fears of a global recession. Photo: EPA-EFE

Asia stocks fall, led by Japan in gloomy start to new quarter as coronavirus deaths mount

  • Hang Seng tumbles 2.2 per cent; HSBC plunges on dividend cancellation
  • Gauge of private, smaller China manufacturers shows expansion in March, beating expectations

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch stock gyrations amid fears of a global recession. Photo: EPA-EFE Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch stock gyrations amid fears of a global recession. Photo: EPA-EFE
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch stock gyrations amid fears of a global recession. Photo: EPA-EFE
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