Hong Kong stocks slip at open

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Hong Kong stocks closed Friday slightly higher, ending a strong week on a healthy note.
Hong Kong stocks closed Friday slightly higher, ending a strong week on a healthy note.
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Hong Kong stocks edged lower at the open on Wednesday following a mixed lead from Wall Street ahead of the conclusion of a key US Federal Reserve policy meeting this week.

The Hang Seng Index dropped 0.12%, or 35.45 points, to 28 992.24 in early trade.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.32%, or 11.00 points, at 3 435.73 in early trade, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange shed 0.24%, or 5.31 points, to 2 191.20.

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