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Hong Kong stocks fall 1.20% by lunch

/ 12:43 PM September 30, 2014
A Malaysian activist holds an iPad tablet computer showing words "I support Hong Kong" during a rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AP

A Malaysian activist holds an iPad tablet computer showing words “I support Hong Kong” during a rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AP

HONG KONG— Hong Kong slipped 1.20 percent Tuesday morning as a pro-democracy demonstration that has shut down sections of the financial hub moved into a third day.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 278.55 points to 22,950.66 by the break on turnover of HK$40.56 billion ($5.23 billion).

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