Hong Kong, China stocks fall on US rate hike worries, weaker yuan



* SSEC -0.3 pct, CSI300 -0.3 pct, HSI -1.1 pct
* Risk appetite curbed as global markets face growing uncertainty
* Yuan's recent weakening hurts appeal of China, HK stocks-trader
SHANGHAI, Oct 12 Hong Kong and China stocks fell on Wednesday amid signs of increasing volatility in global markets as investors brace for the U.S. presidential election, a possible U.S. rate hike and bruising negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union.
Also hurting sentiment is the weakening yuan, which touched a fresh six-year low on Wednesday, fuelling speculation of further depreciation and hurting... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Reuters
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