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Hong Kong stocks open sharply lower


Hong Kong stocks open sharply lower
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Hong Kong stocks started Monday with steep losses as investors were spooked by more violent protests in the embattled city. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.05 percent, or 289.73 points, to 27,361.41.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.93 percent, or 27.44 points, to 2,936.75 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 1.21 percent, or 20.01 points, to 1,628.67.

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