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Hong Kong: Stocks open lower

Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 09:59


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks opened lower on Thursday to track overnight losses on Wall Street.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.29 per cent, or 62.77 points, to 21,691.97 soon after opening.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.21 per cent, or 6.40 points, to 3,095.84. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slid 0.17 per cent, or 3.32 points, to 1,969.03.


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