An electric signboard shows the Hang Seng Index outside a brokerage in Hong Kong. Stock sell-off infects markets from Australia to Japan amid a US government bond rout and concerns about policy outlook. Photo: Sam Tsang An electric signboard shows the Hang Seng Index outside a brokerage in Hong Kong. Stock sell-off infects markets from Australia to Japan amid a US government bond rout and concerns about policy outlook. Photo: Sam Tsang
An electric signboard shows the Hang Seng Index outside a brokerage in Hong Kong. Stock sell-off infects markets from Australia to Japan amid a US government bond rout and concerns about policy outlook. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hang Seng Index

Hong Kong, China stocks slump on bubble, taper risks as bond market tumult triggers broad sell-off

  • A jump in US government bond yields sends equities lower with traders jittery on valuation, inflation, policy risks
  • ‘Taper tantrum’ risks have pushed local market volatility to the highest level since July while mainland funds withdraw

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An electric signboard shows the Hang Seng Index outside a brokerage in Hong Kong. Stock sell-off infects markets from Australia to Japan amid a US government bond rout and concerns about policy outlook. Photo: Sam Tsang An electric signboard shows the Hang Seng Index outside a brokerage in Hong Kong. Stock sell-off infects markets from Australia to Japan amid a US government bond rout and concerns about policy outlook. Photo: Sam Tsang
An electric signboard shows the Hang Seng Index outside a brokerage in Hong Kong. Stock sell-off infects markets from Australia to Japan amid a US government bond rout and concerns about policy outlook. Photo: Sam Tsang
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