Hong Kong stocks fall most in 8 weeks amid China tech, pandemic jitters

The Hang Seng Index sank 2.1 per cent in morning trading on Friday and was set for its steepest loss since October 4. The Hang Seng Tech Index was down 2.6 per cent. Read more on

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Hong Kong stocks trade sideways amid regulatory overhang

Hong Kong stocks wavered on Thursday morning, with the benchmark hovering around a seven-week low, as concerns lingered about a regulatory crackdown in China that has crippled industries ranging from technology and ride-hailing to private education. Read more on

This week

Tech stocks falter on Alibaba price cuts as Xiaomi sinks on earnings woes

Hang Seng struggles to overturn pessimism about earnings from Chinese tech bellwethers. Xiaomi crashes 7.3 per cent in the latest casualty after third-quarter profit slumped and sales missed consensus. Read more on

Hang Seng slides to six-week low as Alibaba, tech sell-off persists

Stocks trade at a six-week low as a sell-off in Chinese tech companies persists. Earnings at Kuaishou and Meituan are in focus after Alibaba, Tencent and peers disappointed the market in the past two weeks. Read more on

Stocks slip on tech earnings woes while JD, NetEase gain on index inclusion

Stocks weaken as investors reassess the strength of tech earnings. Meituan sinks before its quarterly report on Friday while four new additions to the benchmark index post hefty gains. Read more on

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng to remove Evergrande from its China Enterprises index

The index provider did not provide a reason for the decision to remove Evergrande from the 50-stock China Enterprises index. Read more on

Last week

Chinese Property Developers Sell Shares As Default Woes Deepen

Chinese developers step up to raise cash thru share sales. Surging bond yields made developers difficult to refinance, declining home sales added to the gloom. Read more on

Hong Kong stocks tumble, dragged down by Alibaba’s poor quarterly earnings report

The Hang Seng Index retreated 1.8 per cent at noon on Friday, falling for the third day in a row. Read more on

Hang Seng slips as tech stocks hit worst day in 3 weeks on earnings jitters

A rebound in Chinese Big Tech over the past one month has come to an end with a painful beating amid signs of slower earnings and deeper losses. Read more on

Hang Seng halts six-day rally before Alibaba, Chinese tech earnings reports

Stocks halt best rally since mid-February before tech earnings from Alibaba, Baidu and other Chinese peers. Oil companies and casino operators add to the gloom. Read more on

Hang Seng extends rally as stock bulls bet on Xi-Biden impact, policy easing

Local stocks are on a six-day winning streak as China and US leaders begin a virtual summit aimed at easing tensions between the world’s two largest economies. Read more on

Hang Seng drops as China reports signal weak growth amid liquidity concerns

Stocks decline in as reports for October show little signs of meaningful recovery in China’s economy. Property developers retreat as liquidity concerns dominate sentiment. Read more on

This month

US Dollars Continue to Flow to China’s Genocide

Socially responsible funds have gained a lot of attention in recent years but millions of Americans still own stocks of companies that are tied to genocidal regimes and have no idea how to spot them in their investment portfolios. Read more on

How to invest in China . . . without investing in China

Savers reluctant to back Chinese stocks because of the country’s human rights record can look to companies listed on US, UK and European stock markets to profit Read more on