Kweichow Moutai, maker of a popular baijiu, tumbled by 4.8 per cent today. In July, it became the first Chinese stock to trade above 1,000 yuan a share. Photo: Simon Song

Hang Seng Index rises to highest level in six weeks as trade war angst eases

  • China customs agency exempts tariff on 16 products from first round of additional tariffs on US imports
  • In China, consumer stables drop as trade war fears lessen
Topic |   China stock market

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Kweichow Moutai, maker of a popular baijiu, tumbled by 4.8 per cent today. In July, it became the first Chinese stock to trade above 1,000 yuan a share. Photo: Simon Song
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An anti-government protester uses a tennis racket to return a canister fired by police in clouds of tear gas on Yeung Uk Road on August 25. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests 2019 vs Occupy Central: after 79 days, retailers, investors, developers hit far worse by this year’s demonstrations

  • This time, economy was already wobbling from trade war
  • Meanwhile, launch of the Stock Connect kept up market spirits in 2014
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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An anti-government protester uses a tennis racket to return a canister fired by police in clouds of tear gas on Yeung Uk Road on August 25. Photo: Sam Tsang
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