Positive close for Hang Seng

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Stocks closed slightly higher in Hong Kong today. The benchmark Hang Seng Index edged up by a 0.15 percent, or  38.50 points at 26,270.04.

Shares in smartphone maker Xiaomi (1810) fell by 4.56 percent at HK$9.00.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index closed flat at 2,880.33, up by 0.33 points, or 0.01 percent. The Shenzhen Stock Exchange Composite Index, fell by 0.09 percent, or 1.50 points at 1,572.62.