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Hong Kong’s economy is struggling – will $1,200 handouts for each citizen help?

The one-time cash payout, is a bid to stabilize the city after economic turbulence caused by recent protests and fears of a widespread coronavirus outbreak. Image: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Eric Lam

Cross-Asset Reporter , Bloomberg

Enda Curran

Asian economy news and analysis, Bloomberg

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