US-China Trade Talks Archives - The Industry Spread

China’s manufacturing activity figures disappoints, Brexit front returns

April 30, 2019

Asian stocks finished mostly lower today after China’s manufacturing activity failed to meet expectations and U.S.-China trade talks resume. The Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.66 percent lower at 29,697. Japanese markets are closed. The Shanghai Composite finished 0.37 percent higher at 3,073 and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index finished 0.33 percent lower at 3,395.