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Hong Kong: Stocks resume slide in early trade

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks fell in early trade on Monday, continuing a slump sparked by concerns over the global economy and trade tensions between China and the United States.

The Hang Seng Index shed 1.16 per cent, or 299.94 points, to 25,501.55 in the opening minutes.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index meanwhile edged down 0.04 per cent, or 1.00 points, to 2,605.91.

But the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.26 per cent, or 3.35 points, to 1,299.71.


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