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Hong Kong stocks fall 1 pct, property and IT firms weigh

Hong Kong stocks fell on Friday, led down by property and information technology firms tracking their mainland peers, with sentiment dented by Wall Street's weakness on concerns about the progress of U.S. tax reform. ** At close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 318.27 points or 1.09 percent at 28,848.11. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 1.44 percent to 11,365.92. **The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares dipped 1.2 percent while the IT sector dipp

Shanghai stocks ease, set for fifth losing week; Hong Kong down

China stocks fell on Friday morning, with the Shanghai benchmark poised for a fifth straight week of declines. Hong Kong shares also fell. ** At 04:23 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 28.08 points or 0.85 percent at 3,264.36. ** China's blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.02 percent, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.81 percent, the consumer staples sector down 0.83 percent, the real estate index down 1.83 percent and healthcare sub-index down 0.

China, Hong Kong stocks shrug off Fed hike, Chinese data

China and Hong Kong stocks fell modestly on Thursday morning, as investors shrugged off the Federal Reserves' widely expected U.S. rate hike as well as China's nudging-up of some rates and tepid November economic data. ** The Fed raised rates for the third time this year on Wednesday while sticking to its projection for three rate increases next year.

China stocks end higher, consumer and transport firms lend support

China stocks ended higher on Wednesday, aided by strong gains in consumer and transport firms. ** At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 22.85 points or 0.7 percent at 3,303.66. ** The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.86 percent, with its financial sector sub-index higher by 0.49 percent, the consumer staples sector up 2.75 percent, the real estate index up 0.33 percent and healthcare sub-index up 0.67 percent. ** The smaller Shenzhen index ended up 0.77 pe

China stocks slip as financials weaken; Hong Kong firm ahead of Fed decision

China stocks dipped slightly as financial shares weighed, while the Hong Kong market was firm ahead of a widely expected interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve. ** At 04:05 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 3.98 points or 0.12 percent at 3,276.83. ** China's blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.14 percent, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.43 percent, the consumer staples sector up 0.97 percent, the real estate index up 0.01 percent and h

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