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Hong Kong stocks drop 0.89% by lunch

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Hong Kong stocks lost 0.89 percent by the break Thursday despite upbeat data from China which showed manufacturing activity expanded to a seven-month high in October.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index dipped 204.27 points to 22,795.68 on turnover of HK$33.95 billion ($4.38 billion).

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