FLOOR TRADER AT THE HONG KONG STOCKS EXCHANGE
A floor trader gestures while talking to his colleague during morning trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange August 19. Concerns about the stability of the Hong Kong dollar and Wall Street stock prices hammered Hong Kong shares at the opening on Tuesday. The blue chip Hang Seng Index opened 537 points, or 3.34 percent, lower at 15,559.
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