Demonstrators burn a US flag in Tehran, Iran. Tension between the town countries is at breaking point after the US killed a top Iranian military commander in an air strike. Photo: EPADemonstrators burn a US flag in Tehran, Iran. Tension between the town countries is at breaking point after the US killed a top Iranian military commander in an air strike. Photo: EPA
Demonstrators burn a US flag in Tehran, Iran. Tension between the town countries is at breaking point after the US killed a top Iranian military commander in an air strike. Photo: EPA

Hong Kong stocks post biggest decline in a month as risk-off mood takes hold amid rising Middle East tension

  • The Hang Seng Index slid 0.8 per cent, or 225.31 points, to 28,226.19 on Monday, the steepest decline since December 4
  • The Shanghai Composite Index fared slightly better as sell-offs were tempered by the forthcoming signing of a phase-one trade deal between Beijing and Washington
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Demonstrators burn a US flag in Tehran, Iran. Tension between the town countries is at breaking point after the US killed a top Iranian military commander in an air strike. Photo: EPADemonstrators burn a US flag in Tehran, Iran. Tension between the town countries is at breaking point after the US killed a top Iranian military commander in an air strike. Photo: EPA
Demonstrators burn a US flag in Tehran, Iran. Tension between the town countries is at breaking point after the US killed a top Iranian military commander in an air strike. Photo: EPA
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