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Hong Kong Stocks fall on profit booking

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The closed session down on Monday, 09 October 2017, as investors chose to take profits after benchmark hitting near 10-year highs last week and on caution ahead of Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's policy address later in the week. Most of sectors declined, with Chinese property and gaming stocks being notable losers.

The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.46%, or 131 points, to 28,326.59. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, known as the H-shares index, fell 0.64% to 11,385.38. Turnover decreased slightly to HK$97.8 billion from HK$103 billion on Friday.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 16:08 IST