Hong Kong stocks end with losses

The Hang Seng Index eased 0.1 per cent or 26.45 points today. — Reuters pic
The Hang Seng Index eased 0.1 per cent or 26.45 points today. — Reuters pic

HONG KONG, July 17 — Hong Kong stocks retreated on Wednesday, hit by concerns about the China-US trade row and uncertainty over the Federal Reserve’s interest rate plans.

The Hang Seng Index eased 0.1 per cent, or 26.45 points to 28,593.17.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.20 percent, or 5.92 points, to 2,931.69, but the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, gained 0.16 percent, or 2.54 points, to 1,574.35. — AFP

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