Protesters hurl petrol bombs and other objects at the Central Government Offices in Tamar as they hold another rally and march in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong stocks drop most in three weeks, weighed down by protests, weak China data

  • Demonstrators continued to battle with police over the weekend, setting fire at entrance to subway station in Wan Chai and forcing closures of shops
  • China’s industrial production, retail sales and fixed-asset investment all fell short of estimates in August
Topic |   Hang Seng Index

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Protesters hurl petrol bombs and other objects at the Central Government Offices in Tamar as they hold another rally and march in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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A man cleans a BYD e-SEED GT concept EV during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai on April 16, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Here’s why big investing firms are steering clear of China’s expensive, underperforming new-energy car sector

  • Big investment firms are bearish on Chinese EV makers
  • Beijing slashed subsidies on EV cars this year, hurting sales
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A man cleans a BYD e-SEED GT concept EV during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai on April 16, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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