Wednesday, October 1, 2014   

Hang Seng, Shanghai down at close
(05-29 16:11)

Hong Kong shares slipped 0.30 percent on profit-taking Thursday as investors took their lead from a sell-off on Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index eased 69.89 points to 23,010.14 on turnover of HK$58.32 billion, AFP reports.
In other markets the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.47 percent, or 9.63 points, to 2,040.60 on turnover of 69.5 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dropped 1.19 percent, or 12.64 points, to 1,050.58 on turnover of 99.0 billion yuan.   
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German unemployment rate steady in September: official data (09-30 16:44)
Hang Seng plunges ahead of holidays (09-30 16:36)
French public debt over 2.0 trillion euros for first time: data (09-30 14:59)
German retail sales climb in August (09-30 14:25)
China September PMI misses estimate: HSBC (09-30 14:05)
China clears way for Apple iPhone 6 sales: regulator (09-30 13:50)
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