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Hong Kong: Stocks dip at open

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks dipped in the first few minutes of trade Thursday as investors returned from a second public holiday this week, with attention on the release of key US jobs data ahead of the weekend.

The Hang Seng Index slid 0.06 per cent, or 15.68 points, to 24,680.45.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.26 per cent, or 8.24 points, to 3,127.11 while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.25 per cent, or 4.66 points, to 1,897.09.


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