HK, Chinese mkts plunge

26 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

HONG KONG: Hong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks tumbled more than two percent Monday, in line with a sell-off across

Asian markets fuelled by concerns about the global economy.

The Hang Seng Index dropped 2.03 percent, or 590.01 points, to close at 28,523.35. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index sank 1.97 percent, or 61.12 points, to 3,043.03 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, shed 1.44 percent, or 24.51 points, to 1,676.43, reports AFP.