November 24, 2009 at 18:34 PM EST
China Indexes Tumble; Banks May Sell Shares
The Hong Kong and Shanghai indexes tumbled on Tuesday amid concerns about banks' plans to raise capital. The Shanghai composite plunged 3.4% while volume jumped to a four-month high. A sudden tumble in Shanghai's dollar-denominated B-share index spurred the sell-off. The Shanghai composite ended with its biggest one-day loss since Aug. 31. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index slid 1.5%, also in active turnover. Bank of China skidded 4% after the bank said
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