Hong Kong Stocks Finish Up But Shanghai Slips

Hong Kong stocks finish up but Shanghai slips

HONG KONG,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Augst,2016) : Hong Kong stocks were up by the close Thursday as technology and telco stocks jumped, but mainland Chinese stocks ended lower as investors awaited more corporate results. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.

98 percent, or 223.38 points, to 23,023.16. But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.17 percent, or 5.44 points, to 3,104.11, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.05 percent, or 1.05 points, to 2,042.22.