Stocks blog: Shanghai Composite posts biggest weekly loss in three months

  • Hong Kong stocks end week about 4 per cent lower
  • China consumer inflation accelerates at fastest pace since February 2018 

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Trade tensions have reappeared overnight, in US trading hours, and could determine the direction Asian equities take on Friday. 
Any comfort derived from stabilisation of the yuan by Beijing could also be short-lived as all eyes will once again shift to the daily reference rate against the US dollar.
We – Azar Zaidi in Hong Kong and Zhang Shidong in Shanghai – will stay abreast of all developments through the day. Stay with us as we keep you updated about the bourses in Hong Kong and mainland China.