Monday, May 4, 2015   

Hang Seng, Shanghai finish lower
(03-20 16:18)

Hong Kong stocks tumbled 1.79 percent on Thursday after the head of the Federal Reserve suggested US interest rates could start to rise from early next year.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 386.53 points to 21,182.16 on turnover of HK$74.82 billion.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 1.40 percent, or 28.25 points, to 1,993.48 on turnover of 88.6 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dropped 2.65 percent, or 29.01 points, to 1,065.43 on turnover of 118.7 billion yuan. --AFP
   
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