Friday, October 24, 2014   

Hang Seng, Shanghai finish lower
(08-06 16:21)

Hong Kong stocks ended down 0.26 percent Wednesday, after a sharp fall on Wall Street and as concerns grow over further conflict in Ukraine.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 64.13 points to 24,584.13 on turnover of HK$69.7 billion at the close.
The Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.11 percent, or 2.48 points, to 2,217.47 on turnover of 140.4 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.39 percent, or 4.57 points, to 1,177.33 on turnover of 151.5 billion yuan. --AFP   
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