Stocks Blog: Alibaba approved to list in Hong Kong; New World, Wharf, other property stocks fall amid protest chaos

  • Banks fall in Hong Kong as protests lead to branch closings
  • China’s stocks drop ahead of economic data release 

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Good day, traders --

Stocks fell in Hong Kong and China, on worries about escalating violence in the city and whether the US and China can come up with a trade deal.

Alibaba has been approved for a secondary listing in Hong Kong and aims to raise up to US$15 billion. (Alibaba owns the South China Morning Post.) 

Catch up on the day's action below.

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