Hong Kong stocks tumble in morning

China: Hong Kong shares sank in the morning session Friday after the Federal Reserve hinted it would stick with its programme of interest rate hikes.

The Hang Seng Index shed 2.39 percent, or 626.57 points, to 25,601.15.

Shanghai’s composite index fell 1.29 percent, or 34.11 points, to 2,601.52.