Good day, traders.
Well, all eyes will be on Alibaba, which jumped more than 6 per cent in its debut in Hong Kong, lifting sentiment.
But traders will also be listening for more word on how the Hong Kong government will respond to the pro-democracy sweep in Sunday's elections. So far, US President Donald Trump has not released a statement on the results.
Trump has a bill before him overwhelmingly passed by the US Congress that supports the Hong Kong pro-democracy activists. It comes at a delicate time in the trade talks for a partial deal.
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