Shanghai Stocks Slip At Open, Hong Kong Up

Shanghai stocks slip at open, Hong Kong up

HONG KONG,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Augst,2016) - Chinese investors gave a muted response to news the government had approved plans to link trading between the Shenzhen and Hong Kong stock exchanges, with Shanghai slipping at the open on Wednesday.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.10 percent, or 3.05 points, to 3,106.99, while the Shenzhen Composite Index was flat, edging up 0.17 points to 2,036.97. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was 0.24 percent, or 55.66 points higher, at 22,966.5.