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Hong Kong: Stocks open lower on Trump uncertainty

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 10:03

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened lower Thursday morning, tracking losses on Wall Street as investors are wracked with uncertainty over the outlook for the global economy after Donald Trump's election as US president.

The Hang Seng index slipped 0.50 per cent, or 110.46 points, to 22,170.07.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.20 per cent, or 6.56 points, to 3,198.50, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, shed 0.23 per cent, or 4.99 points, to 2,119.86.

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