Police officers use a water canon on a lone protester near the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. Photo: AFP

Hang Seng Index drops by the most in five weeks as Hong Kong’s biggest protest rally in decades finds city on edge

  • The Hang Seng Index fell 1.7 per cent to 27,308.46, its biggest daily decline since a 2.4 per cent plunge on May 9 amid escalating tensions between the United States and China over trade
  • Stock indexes declined in Shanghai and Shenzhen, as China’s fastest inflation in 15 months weighed on investors
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Police officers use a water canon on a lone protester near the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. Photo: AFP
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