The Hang Seng Index slid 2.0 per cent to 26,883.51 on Friday, or 2.5 per cent for the week, the biggest decline this year. Turnover was HK$139.37 billion (US$18.83 billion). 1,517 companies declined with only 272 shares up. Photo: Alamy Stock Photo

Hong Kong stocks tumble, led by Tencent, as regulator probes social media platforms

Hang Seng slides 2.5pc for the week – the biggest decline this year. China’s internet watchdog accuses WeChat, Baidu and Sina of violating cyber security laws

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The Hang Seng Index slid 2.0 per cent to 26,883.51 on Friday, or 2.5 per cent for the week, the biggest decline this year. Turnover was HK$139.37 billion (US$18.83 billion). 1,517 companies declined with only 272 shares up. Photo: Alamy Stock Photo
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