Shares in Hong Kong and the mainland fell in early trading on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Shares in Hong Kong and the mainland fell in early trading on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Alibaba, Tencent, Meituan push Hong Kong stocks lower as tensions in US-China relations resurface

  • Hang Seng Index closes 1.6 per cent lower, its biggest drop in three weeks, with Chinese technology stocks leading the pack of decliners
  • Hearing by US lawmakers raises fear that a law is in the offing to possibly get Chinese companies booted from American exchanges

Shares in Hong Kong and the mainland fell in early trading on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Shares in Hong Kong and the mainland fell in early trading on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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