Hang Seng closes in the red

Friday, October 18, 2019

Stocks in Hong Kong retreated today after opening higher. The benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 0.48 percent, or 128.91 points, at 26,719.58.

Shares of index heavyweight AIA Group (1299) lost 0.53 percent, or 40 HK cents, to HK$75.35.

Turnover on the main board amounted to HK$77.08 billion.