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Hong Kong shares slip ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit

HKEX slips, with CEO calling arrest of former executive case of a 'rotten apple'

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares headed lower amid subdued trading activity on Friday, as investors watched for developments related to the meeting between the American and Chinese presidents in Japan this weekend.

The Hang Seng Index had shed 0.6% to 28,469.41 by noon. Pork producer WH Group, which has significant business interests in the U.S., fell 2.8%. Among heavyweights Tencent Holdings and AIA Group declined 0.8% and 0.7%, respectively.

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