Hong Kong stocks turn lower after three-day streak

Hong Kong stocks fell on Thursday as investors cashed in after a healthy three-day run, with another record close on Wall Street and strong US growth data unable to spur further buying.

The Hang Seng Index dropped 0.89% to close at 28 164.05.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 1.14% to 2 737.74 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, sank 1.48% to 1 467.18.

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