Friday, October 24, 2014   

Hang Seng up, Shanghai down
(04-24 16:37)

Hong Kong shares closed 0.24 percent higher on Thursday following two days of losses and despite a sell-off on Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended up 53.16 points at 22,562.80 on turnover of HK$50.33 billion, AFP reports.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.50 percent, or 10.35 points, to 2,057.03 on turnover of 64.4 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dropped 0.72 percent, or 7.62 points, to 1,057.31 on turnover of 76.8 billion yuan.   
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