China shares fall after GDP data, Hong Kong market steady

April 15, 2015 4:46 AM

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SHANGHAI, April 15 (Reuters) - Chinese stocks retreated by midday on Wednesday led by a correction in expensive small-cap stocks, after China reported economic growth slowed to a six-year low.

But shares in Hong Kong held firm on signs Chinese mutual fund managers were raising billions of dollars in their quest for bargains in the city.

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