Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
FLOOR TRADER MONITORS FALLING SHARE PRICES IN HONG KONG.
A floor trader monitors falling share prices beside his colleague taking a rest during afternoon trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange January 5. Asian stocks fell after U.S. stocks took their biggest tumble in more than a year on concern the Federal Reserve may increase interest rates. The blue-chip Heng Sang index fell 1,333.77 points or 7.81 percent to 15,739.05 points at morning close, with HK$15.1 billion turnover.