Friday, October 31, 2014   

Hong Kong stocks finish flat
(07-11 16:26)

Hong Kong shares ended flat Friday as late bargain-hunting pared earlier losses fuelled by a Wall Street sell-off and fears over Portugal's biggest listed bank.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index dipped 5.54 points to 23,233.45 on turnover of HK$51.43 billion, AFP reports.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.42 percent, or 8.62 points, to 2,046.96 on turnover of 86.3 billion yuan. The index dropped 0.60 percent for the week.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.63 percent, or 6.96 points, to 1,107.82 on turnover of 120.0 billion yuan. The index fell 0.51 percent over the week.
   
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