Hong Kong stocks finish with losses

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Pedestrians walk past a stock market display board showing the losses at Hang Seng Index results in Hong Kong.
Pedestrians walk past a stock market display board showing the losses at Hang Seng Index results in Hong Kong.
Photo by Budrul Chukrut

Hong Kong stocks fell Thursday after a six-day rally, with market heavyweight Alibaba taking a hit following a report the Trump administration is considering a ban on Americans investing in the firm.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.52%, or 143.78 points, to 27 548.52.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.71%, or 25.33 points, to 3 576.20, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange edged up 0.21%, or 5.15 points, to 2 426.66.

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