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Hong Kong, Shanghai: Stocks open lower

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[HONG KONG] Shares slipped in early Hong Kong trade Friday following a first loss for the Dow on Wall Street in six sessions, while investors also cashed in profits following a recent rally.

The Hang Seng Index eased 0.40 per cent, or 87.45 points, to 21,913.04.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was marginally lower, dipping 0.89 points to 3,038.12, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, eased 0.05 per cent, or 0.93 points, to 2,037.25.