Exchange Square, the building housing the stock market in Hong Kong, pictured on September 14, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
Exchange Square, the building housing the stock market in Hong Kong, pictured on September 14, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong stocks chalk up weekly loss as rate-hike fears outweigh positive China economic data

  • The Hang Seng Index trimmed a larger loss early in the session, after key August economic data from China exceeded economists’ projections
  • Sands China and other Macau gaming operators rallied on expectation that they will retain their gambling concessions despite a new bidder

Exchange Square, the building housing the stock market in Hong Kong, pictured on September 14, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
Exchange Square, the building housing the stock market in Hong Kong, pictured on September 14, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
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