In a decline reminiscent of the late February fall in Chinese equity prices, the Hang Seng plummeted 5% on Monday, 1,526 points, to 28,942.32, in the index's largest one-day point fall to date. Shares in China fell 143 points, or 2.5%, to 5,634.The big losses were spurred by comments made by Chinese Premier Wen Jiaobao about the potential overheating of China's equity markets, and news of delays in Chinese mainland retail investors being allowed to buy Hong Kong listed shares.
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