People walk past a stock board in Hong Kong. The 6 per cent rise in the Hang Seng Index last month has got to be one of the most remarkable recoveries this year. But the index is tightly linked to the US and Chinese economies, where uncertainties loom. Photo: AP
Nicholas Spiro
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The View by Nicholas Spiro

Don’t read too much into the Hang Seng Index’s remarkable November comeback

  • Nicholas Spiro says Hong Kong’s benchmark index has made a dramatic recovery, ahead of a cooling-off period in the trade war. But uncertainties loom in both the US and Chinese economies, to which the index is tightly linked

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People walk past a stock board in Hong Kong. The 6 per cent rise in the Hang Seng Index last month has got to be one of the most remarkable recoveries this year. But the index is tightly linked to the US and Chinese economies, where uncertainties loom. Photo: AP
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