An investor looks at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai on May 6, 2019. Contrary to global conventions, China’s stock market denotes losses and declines in green, using red to represent gains and advances. Photo: Reuters

Markets fall in China, Hong Kong as nationwide audit jolts drug firms while farm stocks are pounded by pests and swine fever

  • Hang Seng posted its fifth straight day of losses, while Shanghai was down for a fourth consecutive day
  • Analysts say traders want clear signals from US and China on resolving their differences
Topic |   China stock market

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An investor looks at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai on May 6, 2019. Contrary to global conventions, China’s stock market denotes losses and declines in green, using red to represent gains and advances. Photo: Reuters
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