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Hong Kong: Stocks ease at open

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:02

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares opened slightly lower Tuesday following a six-day rally, though energy firms extended gains with oil prices lifted by talk of an extension to a Russia-Opec output cut.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.08 per cent, or 20.48 points, to 25,351.11.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.24 per cent, or 7.36 points, to 3,082.87 while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.19 per cent, or 3.54 points, to 1,823.48.

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