Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on August 2, 2019. Photo: Associated Press

Hong Kong, China stocks gain on upbeat consumption during ‘Golden Week’ and expectations of US rate cut

  • Hong Kong property stocks lose ground after protests against mask ban
  • Surveillance stocks rocked by US decision to add them to trade blacklist
Topic |   China stock market

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Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on August 2, 2019. Photo: Associated Press
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It is not in the ‘best interests of HKEX shareholders to pursue this proposal’, the bourse operator has said. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong bourse drops bid to buy London exchange, shelving its ambition to create one of the world’s biggest financial markets

  • HKEX had faced a deadline of Wednesday to make formal offer for the London bourse operator
  • The Hong Kong stock exchange operator will be unable to make a new bid for another six months
Topic |   Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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It is not in the ‘best interests of HKEX shareholders to pursue this proposal’, the bourse operator has said. Photo: Warton Li
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