Hong Kong Market Ends Sharply Lower

Canada shares finish slightly lower; Europe stocks end mixed

Asia stock markets ended lower. Japan's Nikkei lost 31.62 points, or 0.30%, to 10,663.98, on continued weakness in banking shares. In Hong Kong, the market dropped 272.99 points, or 2.33%, to 11,440.72, following heavy losses in mainland Chinese phone bellwethers and other blue chips.

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