Hong Kong stocks open down

The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.47 per cent, or 115.36 points, to 24,528.53. — Reuters pic
The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.47 per cent, or 115.36 points, to 24,528.53. — Reuters pic

HONG KONG, June 22 — Hong Kong shares slipped at the open of business today as concerns over a second wave of infections around the world continued to weigh on investor sentiment.

The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.47 per cent, or 115.36 points, to 24,528.53.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was flat, inching down 0.73 points to 2,966.90 while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second exchange added 0.18 per cent, or 3.43 points, to 1,934.54. — AFP

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