People walk past the Exchange Square in Central, Hong Kong on August 18. Photo: Matthew Miller
People walk past the Exchange Square in Central, Hong Kong on August 18. Photo: Matthew Miller

Xpeng, BYD skid as Hong Kong stocks rattled by wider Covid-19 lockdowns in China, earnings setback

  • Chinese property developers and electric-car makers led losses, after a string of pandemic-hit home sales and earnings reports
  • Other Asia markets were mixed as traders await a US job report that could entrench higher interest-rate bias among Federal Reserve policymakers

People walk past the Exchange Square in Central, Hong Kong on August 18. Photo: Matthew Miller
People walk past the Exchange Square in Central, Hong Kong on August 18. Photo: Matthew Miller
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