A Chinese worker cuts steel in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province on January 18, 2018. Manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in October. Photo: AFP

China, Hong Kong end October trade on a positive note, despite month of heavy losses, and worse-than-expected mainland PMI reading

  • The Hang Seng Index caps a sixth straight month of declines, the longest streak of such runs in 36 years
  • China’s purchasing managers’ index shows activity in the world’s second-largest economy’s factories slows amid ongoing US-China trade war
Topic |   Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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A Chinese worker cuts steel in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province on January 18, 2018. Manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in October. Photo: AFP
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