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23 April 2024

HK shares plunge in worst day since 9/11

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By Agencies

 

Hong Kong stocks fell for a fifth straight session on Wednesday as blue chips dived 5.4 per cent in their worst one-day percentage loss since September 2001.
Investors sold shares across the board as fears about a possible US recession intensified and before a US bank was due to report earnings.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended at 24,450.85.

The China Enterprises Index of Hong Kong-listed mainland companies, or H shares, fell 6.6 per cent to 14,016.12. (Reuters)