Wednesday, 26 February 2020 09:12 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE |HANG SENG
Hong Kong shares sank more than one percent in the opening exchanges on Wednesday, resuming a retreat fuelled by fears over the coronavirus as it quickly spreads around the world.
The Hang Seng Index fell 1.54 percent, or 413.33 points, to 26,479.00.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 1.15 percent, or 34.63 points, to 2,978.42 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, tumbled 1.37 percent, or 26.58 points, to 1,916.59.