Friday, April 25, 2014   

Hang Seng edges higher, Shanghai falls
(12-31 09:37)

Stocks in Hong Kong edged up 0.36 percent at the beginning of trade on the last trading day of the year Tuesday, boosted by another record close for the Dow on Wall Street. The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 83.57 points to 23,328.44 in the first few minutes.
In Shanghai, stocks were down 0.23 percent in morning trade. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 4.73 points to 2,092.80.—AFP
   
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