Friday, April 25, 2014   

Hang Seng retreats, Shanghai advances
(12-03 16:11)

Stocks in Hong Kong closed 0.53 percent lower, following losses on Wall Street after upbeat US manufacturing data stoked speculation the US Federal Reserve will begin winding down its stimulus program soon.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index eased 128.08 points to 23,910.47 on turnover of HK$59.03 billion.
In Shanghai, shares closed up 0.69 percent thanks to bargain buying after losses on Monday and in the morning session fuelled by plans to lift a ban on initial public offerings.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 15.30 points to 2,222.67 on turnover of 100.8 billion yuan.—AFP

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