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Hong Kong: Stocks open lower on Friday

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Hong Kong shares dipped at the start of business on Friday following a tepid lead from Wall Street and as investors gauge the outlook for the global economy and signs of a second wave of virus infections.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares dipped at the start of business on Friday following a tepid lead from Wall Street and as investors gauge the outlook for the global economy and signs of a second wave of virus infections.

The Hang Seng Index eased 0.37 per cent, or 91.58 points, to 24,373.36.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was flat, inching down 0.53 points to 2,938.79 and the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange added 0.07 per cent, or 1.28 points, to 1,909.61.

AFP

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