Saturday, April 18, 2015   

Hang Seng lower, Shanghai positive
(01-09 10:00)

Stocks in Hong Kong were 0.31 percent lower at the start of trade following losses on Wall Street after US Federal Reserve meeting minutes showed most policymakers thought the economy could withstand reduced monetary stimulus.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index eased 71.36 points to 22,925.23 in the first few minutes.
In Shanghai, shares were up 0.26 percent in morning trade after data showed inflation eased in December.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 5.25 points to 2,049.59.—AFP


   
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