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Hong Kong: Stocks open down after last week's records

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened in the red on Monday morning after ending last week at a record high, while investors keep an eye on Washington where lawmakers are struggling to agree a deal to reopen the federal government.

The Hang Seng Index edged down 0.17 per cent, or 55.07 points, to 32,199.82.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.31 per cent, or 10.87 points, to 3,476.99, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.19 per cent, or 3.63 points, to 1,917.91.


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