Hong Kong Stocks Start On Back Foot

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2022-09-05 HKT 09:51

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  • Traders began the week concerned over Russia's decision to shut off gas supplies to Europe. Photo: RTHK

    Traders began the week concerned over Russia's decision to shut off gas supplies to Europe. Photo: RTHK

Hong Kong stocks opened with losses on Monday morning following a sharp sell-off on Wall Street as traders fret over the global economic outlook after Russia shut off gas supplies to Europe.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.79 percent, or 153.00 points, to 19,299.

The Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.08 percent, or 2.53 points, to 3,183, while the Shenzhen Composite Index lost 0.21 percent, or 4.42 points, to 2,085. (AFP)