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Hong Kong shares end sharply lower

    17 April, 2018 12:00 AM printer

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks fell Monday with most other Asian markets on concerns about the repercussions from US-led strikes on Syria, while property firms were hit by worries about rising interest rates.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 1.60 percent, or 492.79 points, to 30,315.59, reports AFP.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.53 percent, or 48.40 points, to 3,110.65 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.52 percent, or 9.61 points, to 1,824.77.