The flag of Hong Kong’s stock exchange flies next to the Chinese national flag and the Hong Kong SAR flag, outside the exchange offices in the Central district of Hong Kong on September 11, 2019. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong stocks up 6.3 per cent in first two weeks of September, as sentiment improves on eventual US-China trade deal

  • Auto, financial stocks lead gains on Hang Seng
  • HKEX closes up after investors initially fled on its bid to buy the London Stock Exchange
Topic |   China stock market

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The flag of Hong Kong’s stock exchange flies next to the Chinese national flag and the Hong Kong SAR flag, outside the exchange offices in the Central district of Hong Kong on September 11, 2019. Photo: AFP
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An anti-government protester uses a tennis racket to return a canister fired by police in clouds of tear gas on Yeung Uk Road on August 25. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests 2019 vs Occupy Central: after 79 days, retailers, investors, developers hit far worse by this year’s demonstrations

  • This time, economy was already wobbling from trade war
  • Meanwhile, launch of the Stock Connect kept up market spirits in 2014
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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An anti-government protester uses a tennis racket to return a canister fired by police in clouds of tear gas on Yeung Uk Road on August 25. Photo: Sam Tsang
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