Tuesday, July 7, 2015   

Hang Seng slumps on profit taking
(06-23 16:21)

Hong Kong shares tumbled 1.68 percent Monday as profit-taking reversed early gains that were fuelled by data indicating Chinese manufacturing growing for the first time this year.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 389.25 points, to 22,804.81 on turnover of HK$58.01 billion, AFP reports.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.11 percent, or 2.30 points, to 2,024.37 on turnover of 57.8 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 1.06 percent, or 11.15 points, to 1,061.26 on turnover of 85.0 billion yuan.   
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