Military delegates arrive for the opening session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. The headline announcements was an 8.1 per cent rise in defence spending, and tougher controls on pollution. Photo: Reuters

Shanghai stocks close with modest gains led by defence shares, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng knocked 2.3pc lower

Investors keep close eye on potential key policy signals from the ‘Two Sessions’ that kicked off on Monday in Beijing

Topic |   China's Two Sessions 2018

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Military delegates arrive for the opening session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. The headline announcements was an 8.1 per cent rise in defence spending, and tougher controls on pollution. Photo: Reuters
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