A man reads a newspaper at a brokerage in Beijing on Friday, December 14, 2018. Contrary to global conventions, China’s stock market denotes gains in red, and uses the green colour to illustrate losses. Photo: AP

China, Hong Kong stocks slide after president’s milestone speech leaves out stimulus for kick-starting a slowing economy

  • Xi did not give clear signals about direction of future economic reform at a time when the Chinese government’s commitment to market liberalisation is seen to have waned
Topic |   China stock market

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A man reads a newspaper at a brokerage in Beijing on Friday, December 14, 2018. Contrary to global conventions, China’s stock market denotes gains in red, and uses the green colour to illustrate losses. Photo: AP
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