- China's October industrial production and retail sales data missed estimates, weighing on market sentiment on the mainland and in Hong Kong
- AAC Technologies is top gainer on declining Hang Seng
Good day, traders --
Tear gas has already been fired in Hong Kong, as the city braces for the fourth straight weekday of protests. (The SCMP has a live blog on the protests as they unfold, which you can read here.)
China's October industrial production and retail sales data missed estimates, weighing on market sentiment on the mainland and in Hong Kong.
Investors and financial institutions are stashing away cash for Alibaba's secondary listing in the city. (Alibaba owns the South China Morning Post.)
In the US overnight, public impeachment hearings began against US President Donald Trump were held. Meanwhile, Chairman Jerome Powell said the US Federal Reserve has no imminent plans for more interest rate cuts.
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