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Hong Kong: Shares down 0.98% at open

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:41
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[Hong Kong] Hong Kong stocks lost 0.98 per cent in the opening exchanges Thursday after soft US data fuelled concerns the world's number one economy is feeling the effects of a global slowdown.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 226.55 points to 22,913.50. AFP