Hong Kong Shares End Flat As Oil Sell-off Hits Energy Plays

Hong Kong shares end flat as oil sell-off hits energy plays

HONG KONG, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -23rd Augst,2016) - Hong Kong stocks ended flat on Tuesday after spending all day in negative territory, with energy firms again dragging the market down following another heavy sell-off in the oil market.

The Hang Seng Index edged up 1.02 points to close at 22,998.93. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.16 percent, or 4.90 points, to end at 3,089.71.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.27 percent, or 5.39 points, to 2,024.05.