HONG KONG, May 6 (Xinhua) -- Tracking loss on Wall Street overnight, Hong Kong stocks fell sharply on Monday morning.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index opened at 29,342 points, falling 739 points, or 2.5 percent on Monday.
It continued to dive during the morning session, plummeting more than 3 percent. Market sentiment was affected amid trade disputes between China and the United States.
China's tech giant Tencent dropped more than 3.7 percent and HSBC lost over 2.5 percent.
Mainland-based financial stocks also went down with China Construction Bank and ICBC falling over 3 percent.