Stocks in Hong Kong slumped at the close today. The benchmark Hang Seng Index skidded by more than 600 points at one point, before pulling back sllghtly.
The benchmark finished down by 482.75 points, or 1.84 percent at 25,727.41.
Ali Health (0241) gave up 5.73 percent at HK$ 22.20. Alibaba Group (9988) fell by 2.52 percent at HK$ 255, while Tencent Holdings (0700) lost 2.84 percent at HK$547.
In mainland China, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index, sank by 1.95 percent at 3,383.32. The Shenzhen Stock Exchange Composite Index lost 0.31 percent at 2,251.