Friday, December 19, 2014   

Hang Seng backtracks, Shanghai dives
(02-25 17:47)

Stocks in Hong Kong closed 0.32 percent lower , wiping out early gains, despite a strong lead from Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index lost 71.36 points to end at 22,317.20 on turnover of HK$65.44 billion.
In Shanghai, shares closed down 2.05 percent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 42.47 points to 2,034.22 on turnover of 127.8 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on the mainland's second exchange, plunged 3.96 percent, or 44.97 points, to 1,089.22 on turnover of 203.1 billion yuan. –AFP
   
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