Wednesday, May 6, 2015   

Positive close for Hang Seng, Shanghai falls
(03-04 16:35)

Stocks in Hong Kong ended 0.70 percent higher on bargain-buying after tumbling in the previous session on fears of a conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 156.96 points to close at 22,657.63 on turnover of HK$63.80 billion.
In Shanghai, shares closed down 0.18 percent ahead of the opening of the annual session of the national legislature.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 3.77 points to 2,071.47 on turnover of 101.1 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.28 percent, or 3.06 points, to 1,106.35 on turnover of 138.6 billion yuan.—AFP
   
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