Beijing, Jul 20 (.) .- The benchmark index of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the Hang Seng, fell by 0.84% today, weighed down by the losses of technology companies, recently subjected to greater scrutiny by the regulators, and insurance and real estate companies.
The selective lost 230.53 points to 27,259.25, while the index that measures the behavior of mainland Chinese companies listed on the Hong Kong stock market, the Hang Seng China Enterprises, fell 0.94%.
Most of the big tech companies closed in the red, including Tencent (-1.27%), Meituan (-0.36%) and Xiaomi (-1.78%).
Alibaba was the exception among them after appreciating 0.10%.
All sub-indices closed negative: Commerce and Industry (-0.87%), Services (-0.07%), Real Estate (-1.08%) and Finance (-0.80%).
The worst part was taken by Alibaba’s health insurance subsidiary, Ali Health (-7.39%) CG Services (-3.69%) and Petrochina (-3.57%).
Among the few companies that closed in green, the Haidilao restaurant chain (+ 3.46%) and MTR Corporation (2.36%) stood out.
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