Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

Hang Seng finshes lower, China shares down
(06-17 16:19)

Hong Kong shares sank 0.42 percent on Tuesday as dealers track the developing crisis in Iraq, while awaiting the outcome of a two-day Federal Reserve policy meeting.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index dipped 97.08 points to 23,203.59 on turnover of HK$49.11 billion.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.92 percent, or 19.28 points, to 2,066.70 on turnover of 70.9 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.99 percent, or 10.72 points, to 1,075.81 on turnover of 105.4 billion yuan. --AFP   
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