Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

Hang Seng drops, Shanghai higher
(02-20 10:13)

Stocks in Hong Kong slipped 0.3 percent in opening trade, following losses on Wall Street on news that US Federal Reserve policymakers sought an early raise in the benchmark interest rate.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 68.61 points to 22,595.91 soon after the opening bell.
In Shanghai, shares were higher in morning trade. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.20 percent, or 25.66 points, to 2,168.21.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.06 percent, or 0.68 points, to 1,157.88.—AFP

   
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