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Stocks blog: Chinese stocks end losing streak, Hong Kong shares rise for second day

  • Hang Seng Index rises 0.5 per cent to 26,120.77 at the close on Thursday
  • Shares of Chinese social media giant Tencent Holdings add 1.1 per cent
INTRODUCTION

How will the Asian markets respond to rate cuts in New Zealand, India and Thailand yesterday?
The spectre of further escalation in the US-China trade war continues to loom large over corporate boardrooms, while eyes will once again be on China’s yuan fixing rate against the US dollar. 

Stay with us, Azar Zaidi in Hong Kong and Zhang Shidong in Shanghai, as we keep an eye on stocks in Hong Kong and mainland China.