Thursday, August 28, 2014   

Hang Seng down, Shanghai flat
(05-05 16:11)

Hong Kong shares closed 1.28 percent lower on Monday after a closely watched survey indicated manufacturing activity in China slowed more than first thought in April.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended down 284.34 points at 21,976.33 on turnover of HK$41.65 billion, AFP reports.
But in China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index reversed early losses to end flat, edging up 0.99 points to 2,027.35 on turnover of 60.1 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.92 percent, or 9.45 points, to 1,037.03 on turnover of 64.6 billion yuan.   
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