BCN-08 Hong Kong stocks open with losses

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Hong Kong stocks open with losses

HONG KONG, May 21, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – Hong Kong stocks started Tuesday with
fresh losses, tracking a sell-off on Wall Street as investors fret about the
impact of the Huawei row on tech firms and the China-US trade talks.

The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.42 percent, or 116.21 points, to 27,671.40.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.17 percent, or 5.01
points, to 2,865.59 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on
China’s second exchange, eased 0.25 percent, or 3.88 points, to 1,517.84.

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