A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hang Seng Index Kong share index on October 25. Photo: AP
A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hang Seng Index Kong share index on October 25. Photo: AP

Hong Kong stocks slide on earnings drag as data to signal further contraction in Chinese manufacturing

  • Report cards from PetroChina, BYD, Vanke and China Life Insurance underwhelmed the market as slowdown hit home
  • A government report this weekend may signal another month of contraction in China’s manufacturing under the stress of power cuts

A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hang Seng Index Kong share index on October 25. Photo: AP
A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hang Seng Index Kong share index on October 25. Photo: AP
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