Hong Kong stocks sharply lower by break

Hong Kong - Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Tuesday morning, dragged by heavy selling in energy firms a day after oil prices were hammered by fresh supply glut fears.

The Hang Seng Index fell 1.00%, or 284.81 points, to 28 254.85.

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