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Hong Kong stocks open 0.55% lower

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(Globalpost/GlobalPost)

Hong Kong stocks fell 0.55 percent in the first few minutes of trade Friday, following drops on European markets after a bigger-than-expected contraction for the eurozone economy.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index opened 127.64 points lower at 23,285.61.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/hong-kong-stocks-open-055-lower