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Hong Kong shares down midday amid US-Sino trade worries

Chinese financials decline, while casino operators and Apple suppliers gain

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong stocks edged lower on Wednesday, as uncertainty surrounding trade relations between the U.S. and China and caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's review outcome weighed on sentiment.

The Hang Seng Index was down 0.6% to 30,622.73 by the noon lunch break. Mainland financial stocks contributed most to losses on the index, with China Construction Bank (CCB) and Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) shedding 1.8% and 1.6%, respectively. London-headquartered lender HSBC Holdings, due to report first-quarter results on Friday, dropped 1%, while life insurer AIA Group lost 1.6%.

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