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HONG KONG, Feb 22 AFP

February 22 2013, 7:21PM

Hong Kong shares fell 0.54 per cent on Friday, a second straight loss, following a weak lead from Wall Street while concerns over the eurozone also hit sentiment.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 124.23 points to 22,782.44 on turnover of HK$HK65.47 billion ($A8.29 billion).

Chinese shares closed down 0.51 per cent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 11.79 points to 2,314.16 on turnover of 87.6 billion yuan ($A13.74 billion). The index lost 4.86 per cent over the week.