The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 113.42 points on Wednesday, or 0.39 per cent, narrowing morning losses to close at 28,807.45. A total of HK$93.3 billion changed hands. Winson Wong

Hong Kong and China stocks lose ground as investors worry over economic outlook

  • Markets’ recent momentum could slow as latest data adds to trade war uncertainty, analyst says
  • China and Hong Kong stocks seen as outperformers relative to US markets
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The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 113.42 points on Wednesday, or 0.39 per cent, narrowing morning losses to close at 28,807.45. A total of HK$93.3 billion changed hands. Winson Wong
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Investors check out prices at a stock trading hall in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, on February 25, 2019. Photo: Xinhua

China is the world’s most overheated stock market. So why are these top strategists calling it a buy?

  • A technical gauge has risen to the level last seen in the 2015 crash that wiped out US$5 trillion in market value
  • But this run ‘still has some gas left in the tank,’ respected forecaster says
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Investors check out prices at a stock trading hall in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, on February 25, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
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