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Hong Kong: Stocks open lower on Thursday

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Hong Kong stocks began with losses on Thursday morning following three days of gains as a vaccine-fuelled rally across world markets gave way to concerns about rising virus infections.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks began with losses on Thursday morning following three days of gains as a vaccine-fuelled rally across world markets gave way to concerns about rising virus infections.

The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.32 per cent, or 83.68 points to 26,460.61.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.25 per cent, or 8.22 points to 3,339.09, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange dropped 0.18 per cent, or 4.05 points to 2,257.54.

AFP

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