The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 1.2 per cent at 2,863.57, the biggest decline since August 6. Photo: APThe Shanghai Composite Index closed down 1.2 per cent at 2,863.57, the biggest decline since August 6. Photo: AP
The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 1.2 per cent at 2,863.57, the biggest decline since August 6. Photo: AP

Hong Kong stocks plunge as trade war escalates and protests compound growth concerns

  • Hang Seng had plunged over 3 per cent early in the day, but narrowed its losses at the close
  • Declines in China indexes came as the onshore yuan slipped to an 11-year low

Topic |   Hang Seng Index
The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 1.2 per cent at 2,863.57, the biggest decline since August 6. Photo: APThe Shanghai Composite Index closed down 1.2 per cent at 2,863.57, the biggest decline since August 6. Photo: AP
The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 1.2 per cent at 2,863.57, the biggest decline since August 6. Photo: AP
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