Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index on display at a street corner in Shanghai on 7 October 2021. Photo: EPA-EPE
Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index on display at a street corner in Shanghai on 7 October 2021. Photo: EPA-EPE

Hong Kong stocks retreat as Ping An, Sinopec, tech firms expose weak earnings season amid China slowdown

  • Hang Seng Index fell 0.4 per cent to near a four-week low as third-quarter corporate earnings limped, Li Ning plunged on stock sale plan
  • Benchmark indices on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges sank by more than 1 per cent as Sinopec to Ping An Insurance’s earnings disappointed

Topic |   Hang Seng Index
Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index on display at a street corner in Shanghai on 7 October 2021. Photo: EPA-EPE
Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index on display at a street corner in Shanghai on 7 October 2021. Photo: EPA-EPE
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