Hong Kong Stocks Down By Close In Lacklustre Trading

Hong Kong stocks down by close in lacklustre trading

HONG KONG, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th Augst,2016) - Hong Kong stocks fell by the close amid lacklustre trading in Asian markets, while Shanghai was slightly up but gains were capped as investors awaited the announcement of more corporate earnings.

The Hang Seng Index dropped 0.17 percent, or 39.02 points, to 22,984.14. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.13 percent, or 3.99 points, to 3,108.10, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.12 percent, or 2.48 points, to 2,044.70.