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Stocks Blog: Hang Seng suffers worst tumble in 3 months as protester is shot, man is set on fire

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INTRODUCTION

Good day, traders, and welcome to a fresh week.

Stocks fell in Hong Kong as anti-government violence escalated, with at least one protester shot and a man set on fire in a dispute. China stocks fell, too, on worries about inflation and the economic slowdown there.

Catch up on the day below.

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-- Deb Price in Hong Kong