Over in Hong Kong, ESR debuted Cayman. Shares in the real estate logistics company appeared and opened as much as 7% in early morning trading.
ESR Cayman raised $ 1.6 billion, making Hong Kong's second largest IPO of the year. It was a boost of confidence for the bail, which came less than 24 hours after authorities confirmed that five-month mass protests ̵
Investors in China cheered for an unexpected jump in production data. Growth in production from China's huge manufacturing sector rose in October, according to results from a private industry survey released Friday. The latest survey on purchasing managers (PMI), conducted by the media group Caixin and research firm Markit, rose to 51.7 in October from 51.4 in September. Analysts surveyed by data provider Refinitive had expected growth to fall to 51.