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Hong Kong: Shares fall after weak China factory activity surveys

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 16:21
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Hong Kong shares fell on Monday after an official survey showed China's factory activity shrank more than expected in January and by its fastest pace in nearly 3-1/2 years.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares fell on Monday after an official survey showed China's factory activity shrank more than expected in January and by its fastest pace in nearly 3-1/2 years.

The Hang Seng index fell 0.5 per cent to end at 19,595.50 points, while the China Enterprises Index lost 1.2 per cent to 8,144.85.

REUTERS