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Hong Kong stocks pull back, led by financials, tech shares

Hong Kong stocks pulled back on Thursday from a two-week high hit in the previous session as investors took profit from sectors such as tech and financials , though the decline was capped by inflows from mainland China. ** At close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 466.21 points, or 1.48 percent, at 30,965.68. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 1.25 percent to 12,528.64. ** The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares dipped 1.3 percent, while the IT sect

RPT-Hong Kong stocks inch up after Lunar New Year break, H-shares ease

Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index edged up at midday on Tuesday as the city's markets reopened after the Lunar New Year holiday, while the index of China's H-shares index fell. ** By lunch break, the Hang Seng was up 36.22 points or 0.12 percent at 31,151.65. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index slid 0.18 percent to 12,512.92. ** The Hang Seng sub-index that tracks energy shares rose 0.4 percent while the IT sector rose 0.97 percent. The financial sector was 0.


Exclusive: U.S. official focused on election security being replaced

WASHINGTON The head of a federal commission who has helped U.S. states protect election systems from possible cyber attacks by Russia or others is being replaced at the behest of Republican House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and the White House. | Video