Thursday, October 30, 2014   

Hang Seng dips, Shanghai surges
(02-10 16:09)

Hong Kong shares finished 0.27 percent lower on Monday, bucking a regional advance despite a strong lead from Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 57.59 points to end at 21,579.26 on turnover of HK$60.42 billion, AFP reports.
But Chinese shares closed up on hopes Beijing will roll out supportive economic policies at a key meeting next month. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 2.03 percent, or 41.57 points, to 2,086.07 on turnover of 112.7 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index climbed 2.67 percent, or 29.37 points, to 1,128.06 on turnover of 175.0 billion yuan.   
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