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Hong Kong shares end flat, firmer banks offset commodities

Hong Kong shares ended Thursday little changed, as strength in financial and consumer stocks countered a slump in the resources sector triggered by a stronger dollar amid revived expectations of another U.S. rate increase later this year.

China stocks end down, resources firms weigh

China's major stock indexes slipped on Thursday, as developers and the materials sector weakened, offseting gains in financial firms buoyed by expectations of another U.S. rate increase.

China stocks firm on business optimism, green car craze

China stocks edged higher on Wednesday, bolstered by strong gains in consumer stocks and "new energy" car manufacturers, with sentiment propped up improving business confidence and expectations that Beijing will maintain stability in financial markets ahead of a key party congress.


Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race

WASHINGTON Wisconsin, Ohio, California and 10 other states said on Friday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed.