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The Independent Online
SHARE PRICES closed lower, with the Hang Seng index finding key support at 12,800 points amid relief that anti-US protests in China had not spilled out of control and threatened social stability, dealers said.

The Hang Seng closed down 288.83 points at 12,874.37, but the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index closed up 2.42 points at 474.94 as selected H- shares and red chips rebounded after their sharp fall on Monday after the protests broke out.