An investor checks his smartphone at trading hall in Shanghai on February 25, 2019. Photo: Xinhua

China stocks edge lower after data points to cooling industrial output

  • Mainland brokerages knocked lower after regulator announces tighter scrutiny of margin financing
  • Cathay Pacific shares rise after it reports net profit following two straight years of losses
  • Telecom stocks get boost after China Unicom reports five-fold jump in net profit
  • Markets have largely anticipated weaker economic data, analyst says
Topic |   China stock market

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An investor checks his smartphone at trading hall in Shanghai on February 25, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
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