The Hong Kong stock market closed down on Monday, 17 October 2016, on tracking weak cues from other regional bourses, with casino-related stocks leading losses on news that Chinese authorities detained employees at casino operator Crown Resorts for suspected gambling crimes. The Hang Seng Index was down 0.84% or 195.77 points to 23,037.54, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index dropped 0.63% or 60.32 points to 9,541.08. Turnover decreased to HK$53.6 billion from HK$60.3 billion on Friday.
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