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Fall in China, worries over Wall St hit stocks

Weakness returns to HK and China markets following news of unfavourable China manufacturing data


A 200-point plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average's futures contract on Tuesday reminded players that maybe markets have not bottomed yet and dragged the Straits Times Index (STI) 38.67 points or 1.3 per cent down to 2,882.77.

Turnover was in line with recent totals at 1.8 billion