Hong Kong stocks finish lower

Floor traders work during afternoon trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in a picture released August 5, 2014. — Reuters pic
Floor traders work during afternoon trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in a picture released August 5, 2014. — Reuters pic

HONG KONG, April 10 — Hong Kong stocks dropped today as optimism over the China-US trade talks were dented by concerns about a brewing tariffs row between Washington and the European Union.

The Hang Seng Index eased 0.13 per cent, or 37.93 points, to close at 30,119.56.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.07 per cent, or 2.27 points, to 3,241.93, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, dipped 0.21 per cent, or 3.73 points, to 1,779.28. — AFP