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Hong Kong shares break six-session losing streak

Daily Mail

Hong Kong shares ended slightly higher on Wednesday, breaking a six-session losing streak, but persistent concerns over growth and global trade capped gains. ** The Hang Seng index rose 0.1 percent to 26,193.07 points, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.2 percent to 10,442.71 points. ** U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeated his threat to impose tariffs on $267 billion worth of additional Chinese imports if China retaliates for the recent levies and other measures the United States has taken in the countries' escalating trade war. ** China must take strong stimulus measures to support growth, with the country in a "critical" period of stabilising its economy, according to a commentary in the Global Times, a state-backed Chinese tabloid.