HSBC shares rose on Friday even after the bank said that it would close some branches to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, as the number of confirmed cases in Hong Kong rose to 12. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong stocks end dismal week lower as investors fear worse is yet to come from coronavirus outbreak

  • The Hang Seng Index ended January 6.6 per cent lower, its worst monthly loss since August
  • Further downside in store next week as China A-share market reopens
Topic |   Hong Kong Stock Exchange
HSBC shares rose on Friday even after the bank said that it would close some branches to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, as the number of confirmed cases in Hong Kong rose to 12. Photo: Bloomberg
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