HK stocks open lower | 2019-02-17 | daily-sun.com

HK stocks open lower

    17 February, 2019 12:00 AM printer

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks dropped in opening trade Friday after weak US retail sales hit Wall Street and as investors await the outcome of Sino-US trade talks in Beijing.

The Hang Seng Index fell 1.0 percent, or 275.39 points, to 28,156.66.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.25 percent, or 6.91 points, to 2,712.79, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stock on China’s second exchange, opened 0.20 percent lower, or 2.77 points, to 1,396.07, reports AFP.

 


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