People crossing a road in front of a billboard on the wall of a construction site in Beijing's central business district in July 2018. Slower growth in China is fanning bets on policy easing. Photo: AFP
People crossing a road in front of a billboard on the wall of a construction site in Beijing's central business district in July 2018. Slower growth in China is fanning bets on policy easing. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong stocks rebound on bets China to ease policies after weak third-quarter GDP report card

  • Hang Seng Index added 0.3 per cent as tech stocks rebounded, sportswear producers gained on better retail data
  • China’s economy grew less than expected 4.9 per cent last quarter, while factory production cooled last month amid a power crunch

Topic |   Hong Kong stock market
People crossing a road in front of a billboard on the wall of a construction site in Beijing's central business district in July 2018. Slower growth in China is fanning bets on policy easing. Photo: AFP
People crossing a road in front of a billboard on the wall of a construction site in Beijing's central business district in July 2018. Slower growth in China is fanning bets on policy easing. Photo: AFP
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