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Hong Kong: Stocks dip at open

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares slipped in the opening minutes of trade Monday as profit-takers moved on following a rally at the end of last week.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.30 per cent, or 68.77 points, to 23,164.54.

But in Shanghai, the benchmark composite index was flat, edging up 0.88 points to 3,064.69, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.10 per cent, or 2.14 points, to 2,048.88.