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Hang Seng Index

Hong Kong stocks down slightly by noon

PUBLISHED : Friday, 04 January, 2013, 12:50pm
UPDATED : Friday, 04 January, 2013, 1:02pm

Hong Kong shares fell 0.75 per cent in the morning session on Friday on profit-taking and concerns the US Federal Reserve could end its loose monetary policy earlier than expected. The benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 174.57 points to 23,224.03 on turnover of HK$39.66 billion