March 5, 2020 / 11:23 AM / a month ago

HSBC clears out London trading floor on virus scare - Financial News

FILE PHOTO: HSBC's building in Canary Wharf is seen behind a City of London sign outside Billingsgate Market in London, Britain, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

(Reuters) - HSBC (HSBA.L) has evacuated its entire research department and parts of its trading floor at its Canary Wharf office in London after a coronavirus scare, the Financial News reported on Thursday.

The report cited a person familiar with the matter and said the evacuation was after a research analyst was believed to have been infected with the virus.

The bank was not immediately available for Reuters’ request for comment.

Reporting by Muvija M in Bengaluru; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips

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