Asian stocks drop in various places Concern about spreading coronavirus infection February 24 12:33
Asian stock markets on the 24th of the week are over 3% due to concerns over the economic impact of the spread of the new coronavirus, with more than 3% in South Korea, especially in South Korea, where the number of infected people is increasing rapidly. The price has dropped significantly.
As of 11:30 am Japan time, typical stock indices in various parts of the country have fallen sharply by 3.1% in the Republic of Korea and 2.1% in the Philippines compared to the closing price last weekend, while Hong Kong 1.7% and Taiwan are down about 1.2%.
Australia also saw a significant 2.3% drop.
Market officials say, "There is growing concern about the negative economic impact of the spread of the new coronavirus, especially in China, where the number of infected people is soaring and in Southeast Asia, where tourism has already been hit. Many investors are worried about the impact on neighboring countries. "