• HK shares end morning sharply down on global outlook fears


    HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks tumbled Monday morning as investors tracked a sell-off across world markets on worries about the global outlook and growing fears about Britain’s future in the European Union.

    The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 2.54 percent, or 534.29 points, to 20,508.35 by the break.

    The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.78 percent, or 22.93 points, to 2,904.23, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, lost 1.11 percent, or 21.38 points, to 1,897.24. AFP



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