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Hong Kong: Stocks end lower

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks retreated Thursday, with energy firms hit by concerns over the outlook for an agreement between Opec and Russia to cut oil production in order to boost prices.

The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.30 per cent, or 68.20 points, at 22,608.49.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was flat, edging up 0.60 points to 3,241.74. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.38 per cent, or 8.02 points, to 2,121.49.


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