Hong Kong stocks dive more than 3% on trade war fears

The Hang Seng Index shed 3.04 per cent, or 880.77 points, to 28,074.34.
The Hang Seng Index shed 3.04 per cent, or 880.77 points, to 28,074.34.PHOTO: AFP

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong shares plunged more than 3 per cent in mid-morning trade on Tuesday (July 3) as investors returned from a long weekend break to play catch-up with a sharp sell-off across Asia fuelled by trade war fears.

The Hang Seng Index shed 3.04 per cent, or 880.77 points, to 28,074.34.