BCN-43 Hong Kong stocks see further trade-linked losses

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Hong Kong stocks see further trade-linked losses

HONG KONG, Sept 12, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Hong Kong stocks suffered a sixth
straight day of losses Wednesday as investors are jolted by fears about the
China-US trade row as well as a brewing emerging markets crisis.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.29 percent, or 77.51 points to 26,345.04.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.33 percent, or 8.69 points,
to end at 2,656.11 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on
China’s second exchange, fell 0.43 percent, or 5.74 points, to 1,403.60.

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