Asian ADRs Slide as Chinese Utilities Post Losses

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American depositary receipts of Asian stocks were down 0.62% to 158.82 in U.S. trading Tuesday, according to the BNY Mellon Asia ADR Index.

Decliners in north Asia were led by Sky Solar Holdings ( SKYS ), a developer of solar parks, down 16.4%. SouFun ( SFUN ), an operator of real estate internet portals in China, followed with a 7.2% drop. SPI Energy ( SPI ), a provider of engineering, procurement and construction services, was down 6.7%.

In southern Asia, India-based natural resource major Vedanta ( VEDL ) led decliners, sliding 1.5%. Philippine Long Distance Telephone ( PHI ) , a telecom services provider in the Philippines, followed with a 1.3% drop. India-based IT firm Sify (SIFY) fell 1.0%.

In north Asia, GDS Holdings (GDS), an operator of data centers in China, led gainers with a 7.3% increase. Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution (KONE), a provider of mobile enterprise solutions, and Chinese online retailer LightInTheBox (LITB) followed, rising 6.7% and 3.7%, respectively.

Gainers in southern Asia were led by Indian auto maker Tata Motors (TTM), up 1.8%. Infosys (INFY), a provider of business consulting, IT services, followed with a 0.7% increase.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: SKYS , SFUN , SPI , VEDL , PHI

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