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Hong Kong, Shanghai: Stocks slip as US poll results come in

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks slipped in early trade Wednesday as early results in the US presidential election saw market-favourite Hillary Clinton lose ground in key states against rival Donald Trump.

The Hang Seng index eased 0.18 per cent, or 41.74 points, to 22,867.73 by the break.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was slightly lower, dipping 1.81 points to 3,146.08, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was barely changed, edging up 0.12 points to 2,080.56.


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