Thursday, October 23, 2014   

Hang Seng inches up, Shanghai slips
(04-16 16:39)

Hong Kong shares edged up 0.11 percent on Wednesday after China released data showing the economy grew slightly more than expected in the first three months of the year.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended up 24.75 points at 22,696.01 on turnover of HK$54.49 billion, AFP reports.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.17 percent, or 3.52 points, to 2,105.12 on turnover of 75.1 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.08 percent, or 0.90 points, to 1,085.06 on turnover of 82.9 billion yuan.   
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