As Coronavirus Slows in China, Factories Are Coming Back Online

Too early to gauge extent of disruption to manufacturing

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Chinese factories are beginning to come back online this week after being shuttered since about the middle of January. Getty Images

Major financial indices suffered significant declines on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbling more than 1,000 points by the close of trading due to reports of new coronavirus outbreaks outside China in Italy, Iran and South Korea.

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@RichCollings Richard Collings is a retail reporter at Adweek.