Japanese stocks on Tuesday tumbled to their weakest closing level in more than a week, after HSBC's
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Index heavyweight HSBC Holdings advanced 1.8%, after its first-half earnings came roughly in line with market expectations.
Meanwhile, the world's largest pork producer, WH Group, surged 7.4% on its trading debut, after having previously pulled its IPO only to re-launch it with a lower valuation price.
The Shanghai CSI 300 index dipped 6.27 points, or 0.3%, to 2,369.35
The HSBC China services Purchasing Managers' Index in July dropped to 50 from 53.1 in June, marking the lowest reading since
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