Alibaba, Nio Stocks Fall Over 3%: Hang Seng Index Today - Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE:BABA)


Hong Kong markets opened in the red on Wednesday, with the benchmark Hang Seng losing nearly 1.9%, as investors await U.S. inflation data for September due later this week. The Hang Seng is trading at its lowest level since October 2011.

Hong Kong Stocks Today
Stock Movement
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. BABA  -3.42% Inc JD -1.04%
Baidu Inc BIDU -3.29%
Tencent Holdings Ltd. TCEHY           -1.96%
Meituan MPNGF -4.29%
Nio Inc NIO -3.91%
XPeng Inc XPEV -0.95%
Li Auto Inc LI 2.17%

Shares of Alibaba, Meituan, Nio and Baidu lost over 3% in morning trade.

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Macro News: New bank lending in China almost doubled in September compared to the previous month and far exceeded expectations following the PBoC’s actions, reported Reuters.

The cost of insuring exposure to China’s sovereign debt surged to its highest level since January 2017 on Tuesday, Reuters reported, citing data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Company NewsWarren Buffett-backed BYD Co launched its first passenger car in India, an electric SUV, on Tuesday.

XPeng completed its first overseas public flight of the X2 flying car, and is set to reveal key results of the next-generation product in two weeks, CnEVPost reported.

Top Gainers and Losers: Meituan and WuXi Biologics (Cayman) Inc. were the top losers among Hang Seng constituents, having shed over 4% each. Lenovo Group Limited was the only gainer, rising 0.37%.

Global News: U.S. futures traded in the green on Wednesday morning Asia session. Dow Jones futures were up 0.04%, while Nasdaq futures gained 0.1%. S&P 500 futures were up 0.07%.

Elsewhere in Asia, Australia’s ASX 200 was up 0.08%. Japan’s Nikkei 225 lost 0.17%, while China’s Shanghai Composite index was down 0.75%. South Korea’s Kospi was down 0.4%.

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