A pedestrian wears a protective mask while walking in the subway in New York on March 7, 2020. Such a sight would have been highly unusual before the spreading coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus spread in US drives down market sentiment, with Hong Kong and China joining major Asia peers in falls

  • US sees cases top 1,000, with clusters on both coasts
  • Markets waiting to hear President Trump’s plan to boost world’s largest economy smacked about by the virus
Topic |   China stock market
A pedestrian wears a protective mask while walking in the subway in New York on March 7, 2020. Such a sight would have been highly unusual before the spreading coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg
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