The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Hong Kong stocks ended the week with another sharp loss, in line with a broad sell-off across Asia as investors failed to match a rebound on Wall Street owing to geopolitical and trade worries.
Hong Kong stocks ended the morning lower with property firms hit by news HSBC had lifted its lending rate for the first time in 12 years after a hike by the city's de facto central bank.
Hong Kong stocks built on the previous day's healthy gains as investors look ahead to the first trade talks between China and the United States since they began imposing tit-for-tat tariffs.
Hong Kong stocks ended morning session flat, as the US Federal Reserve chief's upbeat assessment of the economy failed to ease fears of a global trade war.
Hong Kong stocks ended the morning session slightly lower as fears about a China-US trade war overshadowed easing measures by Beijing and a rally in energy firms.
Hong Kong stocks reversed early gains to end the morning session in negative territory.
Hong Kong stocks enjoyed healthy gains as investors headed into the break, buoyed by a positive lead from Wall Street, while energy firms were boosted by another jump in oil prices.
Hong Kong stocks ended the morning session sharply lower as investors were spooked by reports that Donald Trump is planning to impose tariffs on another $200bn of Chinese imports.
Hong Kong stocks finished the morning with gains, with investor focus shifting to this week's release of corporate earnings reports as trade tensions persist.
Hong Kong stocks edged up, following a Wall Street rally after the US Federal Reserve chief's positive economic outlook cheered investors fearing a global trade war.
Hong Kong stocks finished the morning session in negative territory following a sell-off on Wall Street owing to ongoing trade war fears.
Shares dived in Hong Kong and Shanghai as investors fret over a possible trade war between the US and China after Donald Trump threatened fresh sanctions, sparking warnings of retaliatory measures by Beijing.
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