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Hongkong Market Report Headlines

Shanghai stocks plumb 20-month low, trade fears in focus

Shanghai stocks plumbed a 20-month low on Friday as investors worried rising trade tensions with the United States could add pressure to the country's economic growth. ** The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.5 percent to 3,753.43, the Shanghai Composite Index hit its lowest since September 2016 before ending down 0.7 percent at 3,021.90. ** Both indexes were down for the third session in a row. ** For the week, SSEC was down by 1.5 percent, while CSI300 slipped 0.7 per

China stocks slip on downbeat data, trade war worries

China and Hong Kong stocks eased on Thursday as disappointing economic data and renewed trade war fears hit investor sentiment. ** The blue-chip CSI300 index closed down 0.4 percent at 3,773.37 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index 3,044.16 slipped 0.2 percent to 3,044.16 points. ** China's economy is finally starting to cool under the weight of a multi-year crackdown on riskier lending that is pushing up borrowing costs for companies and consumers, with data o

China, Hong Kong stocks fall as ZTE plunge unnerves investors

China and Hong Kong stocks slid on Wednesday, as a slump in shares of telecommunications giant ZTE Corp sent shivers through the market, and as investors looked to the Federal Reserve policy decision later in the day. ** The CSI300 index fell 0.7 percent, to 3,798.70 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8 percent, to 3,056.69 points. ** The Hang Seng index dropped 0.6 percent, to 30,910.60 points, while the Hong Kong Ch