China’s stocks fell, sending the benchmark index to its biggest loss in seven weeks, after the nation’s biggest life insurer reported a drop in profit and concern grew that new share sales will divert funds.
Chinese steel companies, the world’s largest, helped drive a regional industry benchmark index to a seven-month low as concern builds that some mills face financial difficulty amid a government credit squeeze.
China’s stocks rallied, spurring the biggest gain for the benchmark index in two months, after the nation’s money-market rates extended declines and Anhui Yingliu Electromechanical Co. soared in its Shanghai debut.
The following companies may have unusual price changes in Asian trading tomorrow. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are as of the latest close. The information in each item was released after markets shut unless stated otherwise.