Hong Kong shares finish sharply lower

Hong Kong shares fell on Monday following last week's healthy gains, while investors were also spooked by fresh violent protests in the city and data further highlighting weakness in the Chinese economy.

The Hang Seng Index lost 0.83% to 27 124.55.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was barely moved, inching down 0.49 points to 3 030.75, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.23% to 1 685.09.

ZAR/USD
17.53
(+0.68)
ZAR/GBP
22.97
(+0.74)
ZAR/EUR
20.63
(+0.69)
ZAR/AUD
12.56
(+0.77)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(+1.28)
Gold
1953.90
(-3.63)
Silver
27.20
(-6.36)
Platinum
954.00
(-3.04)
Brent Crude
44.95
(+1.33)
Palladium
2139.00
(-4.01)
All Share
57395.01
(+1.12)
Top 40
53071.74
(+1.21)
Financial 15
10199.99
(+3.05)
Industrial 25
75700.39
(+1.38)
Resource 10
59249.81
(+0.51)
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