Friday, August 1, 2014   

Hang Seng flat, Shanghai drops
(02-18 09:55)

Stocks in Hong Kong were flat in opening trade with little guidance from Wall Street, which was closed for a holiday, and after European markets ended mixed.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index edged down 0.18 percent, or 40.52 points, to 22,495.42.
Shares in Shanghai fell in morning trade as investors took profits after gains the previous day on strong credit growth.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.33 percent, or 7.06 points, to 2,128.35.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, shed 0.31 percent, or 3.61 points, to 1,156.78.—AFP

   
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