HK stocks go down

25 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

HONG KONG: Hong Kong shares ended with losses Wednesday as investors brushed off a record performance on Wall Street, with energy firms taking a hit from a drop in oil prices.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.53 percent, or 157.41 points, to close at 29,805.83, reports AFP.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.09 percent, or 3.02 points, to 3,201.61 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, jumped 1.10 percent, or 19.02 points, to 1,747.88.