Stocks Blog: Consumer names lead rebound in Chinese stocks from biggest drop in three years

  • China says Vice-Premier Liu He to visit US for trade talks this week
  • Shanghai Composite to test key support level

Topic |   China stock market

The Chinese stocks market is braced for another roller-coaster following overnight comments by US President Donald Trumps’ top trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, accusing Beijing of back-pedalling on commitments made during trade negotiations between two of the world’s biggest economies.

Trade talks will, however, continue, with a Chinese delegation in Washington on Thursday and Friday, Lighthizer said on Monday. Both sides have reasons to keep talking, even if the prospects of a short-term deal now appear distant, according to analysts. 

Stay with us to for what promises to be an eventful day in the China and Hong Kong stock markets.
Zhang Shidong in Shanghai, Azar Zaidi in Hong Kong