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Hong Kong stocks slip, weighed down by financial, energy shares

written by Bella Palmer
Hong Kong stocks

Hong Kong stocks followed other Asian markets lower on Thursday, as investors paused for breath after recent strong gains in financial and resources firms.

The Hang Seng index fell 0.3 per cent, to 27,531.01 points, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.5 per cent, to 11,002.20 points.

The financial and information technology sectors led the decline, while gains were seen in material and telecommunications shares.


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