A man walking past an electric board displaying stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing on May 19, 2019. Contrary to global stock exchanges, China’s stock market denotes losses and declines in green and uses red to represent gains and advances. Photo: AP

Stocks close mixed in Hong Kong and China amid mixed messages on progress of negotiations to end the ongoing US-China trade war

  • After the Hang Seng lost 680 points over past four days, investors squared their short positions among selective financial blue chips
  • Chinese benchmarks were mixed, as oil and tech stocks capped Shanghai Composite gains. The main gauge on the technology-heavy Shenzhen exchange fell
Topic |   China stock market

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A man walking past an electric board displaying stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing on May 19, 2019. Contrary to global stock exchanges, China’s stock market denotes losses and declines in green and uses red to represent gains and advances. Photo: AP
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