Hong Kong Stocks Plunge As Trump Wins Key States

Hong Kong stocks plunge as Trump wins key states

HONG KONG, Nov 9, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Nov, 2016 ) - Hong Kong stocks plunged in the morning session Wednesday as incoming results from the US presidential election suggested Donald Trump was leading markets favourite Hillary Clinton in the White House race.

The Hang Seng index fell 2.82 percent, or 646.73 points, to 22,262.74 by the break. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 1.32 percent, or 41.66 points, to 3,106.23 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 1.39 percent, or 28.82 points, to 2,051.62.