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Hong Kong: Shares fall, dragged lower by slumping China stocks


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares fell on Thursday as investor sentiment soured after a tumble in mainland China stocks.

The Hang Seng index fell 1.6 per cent to 18,888.75 points, while the China Enterprises Index lost 2.4 per cent, to 7,871.94 points.

China stocks tumbled more than 6 per cent, posting their biggest one-day loss in a month, as investors booked profits after the market's recent rebound.

All main sectors in Hong Kong fell.


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