Hong Kong stocks fell, with the benchmark index halting a four-day advance, after China’s inflation rose more than expected while producer prices declined. Solar companies slid on a report of European tariffs.
China’s stocks fell, led by property and cement companies, on concern government measures to limit home-price gains will hurt profit. A gauge of price swings on the benchmark index rose to a one-year high.
China’s stocks plunged, dragging down the CSI 300 Index by the most in two years, after the government ordered more measures to cool property prices and growth in the nation’s services industries slowed.