Faster inflation in the US is roiling markets as stocks slide from Hong Kong to Australia and Japan in tandem with the steepest drop in US equities since February. Photo: AP Faster inflation in the US is roiling markets as stocks slide from Hong Kong to Australia and Japan in tandem with the steepest drop in US equities since February. Photo: AP
Faster inflation in the US is roiling markets as stocks slide from Hong Kong to Australia and Japan in tandem with the steepest drop in US equities since February. Photo: AP

Hong Kong stocks slump to four-month low as faster US inflation heightens taper tantrum, Alibaba retreats before earnings

  • Hang Seng Index reached the lowest point since January 7 as inflation roiled stock markets in Asia-Pacific
  • Aggregate financing in China slowed in April by more than economists predicted, signalling tightening liquidity

Topic |   Hong Kong stock market
Faster inflation in the US is roiling markets as stocks slide from Hong Kong to Australia and Japan in tandem with the steepest drop in US equities since February. Photo: AP Faster inflation in the US is roiling markets as stocks slide from Hong Kong to Australia and Japan in tandem with the steepest drop in US equities since February. Photo: AP
Faster inflation in the US is roiling markets as stocks slide from Hong Kong to Australia and Japan in tandem with the steepest drop in US equities since February. Photo: AP
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