Hong Kong Stocks Slide for Fourth Day amid Protests

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Hong Kong stocks declined for a fourth straight session on Tuesday as pro-democracy demonstrations continued in the territory for a fifth day. Protesters continued to block the roads in central Hong Kong, while the territory’s leader CY Leung urged the activists to stop their campaign “immediately”, according to media reports.

The Hang Seng Index HSI, -1.28% lost 1.3% to 22,935.57, building on a 1.9% slide from Monday. China Resources Power Holdings Co. Ltd. 0836, -4.34% posted the biggest drop in the index, down 4.3%, followed by China Mobile Ltd. 0941, -3.03% 3% lower, and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd. 0762, -2.85% off 2.9%.

Source: MarketWatch