Stocks Blog: Weighed down by Tencent, MTR, Hang Seng closes 0.2 per cent lower after lacklustre day of trading
- Retailers, financial services providers and utilities are among Wednesday's biggest losers
- Macau casinos and mainland Chinese telecoms services providers are among the day's biggest gainers
The global economy is expected to be in focus in Asia on Wednesday following weak US manufacturing data overnight. The data comes on the heels of disappointing figures from Europe earlier this week.
With the China markets resuming trading only on October 8, we will sharpen our focus on Hong Kong, which witnessed its worst day of violence on Tuesday amid anti-government protests that are in their fourth month now.