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Hong Kong's stocks have worst day in months as violence rises

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Hong Kong stocks suffered their worst day in more than three months on Monday as long-running protests in the city saw escalating levels of violence.The Hang Seng Index (HSI) dropped more than 2.6%, its worst single-day percentage decline since the beginning of August, according to Refinitiv data. Monday's declines came on the heels of new and shocking levels of violence in the Asian financial hub. A traffic officer shot a 21-year-old protester and fired two more live rounds early in the day. The protester had surgery and is in critical condition, hospital authorities say.Later, in another part of the city, a man who confronted a group of protesters was doused in a flammable liquid and set alight. The incident was ...
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