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Stocks Blog: Hong Kong's surprise GDP slowdown weighs on market indexes

  • Hong Kong's first-quarter economy grew at 0.5 per cent from last year, the slowest quarterly pace since the third quarter of 2009
  • The market is expecting March retail sales and volume data, another indicator of the city economy's health. HSBC, one of the city's three currency printers and the second-biggest component on the Hang Seng Index, is due to report earnings today
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