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Hong Kong: Stocks end with deep losses

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Hong Kong stocks closed sharply lower Friday, in line with an Asia-wide sell-off, with investors also spooked by fresh infections in the city that have led to the reimposition of containment measures including school closures.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks closed sharply lower Friday, in line with an Asia-wide sell-off, with investors also spooked by fresh infections in the city that have led to the reimposition of containment measures including school closures.

The Hang Seng Index shed 1.84 per cent or 482.75 points to 25,727.41.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.95 per cent or 67.27 points to 3,383.32 while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange lost 0.31 per cent or 6.95 points to 2,251.00.

AFP

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