Friday, October 9, 2015   

Negative close for Hang Seng, Shanghai
(03-12 16:18)

Stocks in Hong Kong ended 1.65 percent lower, in line with a regional sell-off following losses on Wall Street while traders remain nervous about the state of mainland China's economy.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 367.66 points to 21,901.95 on turnover of HK$78.98 billion.
Shanghai closed down 0.17 percent. The benchmark composite index fell 3.47 points to 1,997.69 on turnover of 79.3 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.14 percent, or 1.51 points, to 1,062.79 on turnover of 105.7 billion yuan.—AFP

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