Saturday, April 18, 2015   

Hang Seng, Shanghai fall at close
(04-23 16:47)

Hong Kong shares sank 0.97 percent on Wednesday despite another rally on Wall Street and a survey showing a slight improvement in China's manufacturing activity in April.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended down 221.04 points at 22,509.64 on turnover of HK$57.10 billion, AFP reports.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.26 percent, or 5.45 points, to 2,067.38 on turnover of 66.2 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.15 percent, or 1.57 points, to 1,064.93 on turnover of 73.2 billion yuan.   
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