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HK shares open lower after US inflation comments

2022-01-14 HKT 09:39
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  • The Hang Seng Index was one percent lower in the opening minutes. File photo: RTHK 
    The Hang Seng Index was one percent lower in the opening minutes. File photo: RTHK 
Hong Kong stocks opened sharply lower on Friday morning after a number of top Federal Reserve officials pushed for a more hawkish approach to fighting inflation.

The Hang Seng Index fell 1 percent to 24,185.

The Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.3 percent to 3,544, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange slipped 0.5 percent to 2,422. (AFP)