A computer screen shows Xiao Mi, an internet broadcast host, performing in her studio during a live web streaming in Zhengzhou city, central China's Henan province. Photo: Imagechina

Chinese stocks close higher on hopes for government support for small and new-economy firms

Hong Kong shares also rise, boosted by reports of a big takeover in the beer sector

Topic |   China stock market

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A computer screen shows Xiao Mi, an internet broadcast host, performing in her studio during a live web streaming in Zhengzhou city, central China's Henan province. Photo: Imagechina
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Zhang Shidong

Zhang Shidong

Zhang Shidong is based in Shanghai and reports on business for the Post. He joined the team in 2017, following stints covering China's stock market news for Bloomberg and at a local newspaper in Shanghai.

Laura He

Laura He

Before joining the Post, Laura worked for MarketWatch and The Wall Street Journal Digital Network in San Francisco and Hong Kong. She has also worked for Forbes in San Francisco and had stints at Xinhua News Agency as economics editor, anchor and financial correspondent in both Beijing and Hong Kong. She has an MA degree in digital journalism from Stanford University and passed CFA exams.