An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing on July 19. Photo: Associated Press

China shares climb on improved trade sentiment, while Hong Kong stocks weighed down by protests

  • Shanghai Composite Index rises 1.3 per cent, while tech heavy ChiNext jumps 2.6 per cent
  • In Hong Kong, shares of MTR sank, leaving it down 21 per cent from its July 18 high
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An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing on July 19. Photo: Associated Press
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