Hong Kong stock exchange opened with a fall on the background of the situation around Syria

© RIA Novosti / Galina to Bataapati in fotobanka stock exchange. Archival photoHong Kong stock exchange opened with a fall on the background of the situation around Syria© RIA Novosti / Galina to Bataapati the image Bank

Trading on the Hong Kong stock exchange opened with the fall of the underlying index on the background of aggravation of the situation around Syria after the strikes by the US and its allies on Syria, according to the auction.

The main index of the Hong Kong stock exchange Hang Seng after the open to 9.39 (4.39 MSK) decreased by 0.43% — до30676,28 points.

Monday was the first trading day after the attacks on the United States, France and Britain on Syria.

The US, Britain and France on the morning of 14 April, launched missile strikes on Syrian government facilities that, in their opinion, are used to produce chemical weapons. With 3.42 5.10 MSK MSK before they fired on Syria more than 100 rockets, most of which was shot down by Syrian air defense. Russian forces were not involved, but kept track of all the triggers. Russian President Vladimir Putin called the strikes an act of aggression against a sovereign state, despite the fact that no Russian military experts or local residents did not support a finding of a chemical attack became the pretext for attacks.

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