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Hong Kong: Stocks end morning with steep losses

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Hong Kong stocks fell more than 1 per cent in the morning session on Monday on growing concerns about the global spread of the coronavirus, while energy firms were hit by a plunge in oil prices.

[Hong Kong] Hong Kong stocks fell more than 1 per cent in the morning session on Monday on growing concerns about the global spread of the coronavirus, while energy firms were hit by a plunge in oil prices.

The Hang Seng Index dived 1.48 per cent, or 404.97 points, to 26,903.84 by the break.

AFP