Hong Kong stocks end with gains

The Hang Seng Index added 0.13 per cent, or 31.71 points, to 24,786.13. — AFP pic
The Hang Seng Index added 0.13 per cent, or 31.71 points, to 24,786.13. — AFP pic

HONG KONG, Oct 22 — Hong Kong shares closed slightly higher today but gains were limited, as US lawmakers struggle to hammer out a fresh stimulus deal before the presidential election next month.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.13 per cent, or 31.71 points, to 24,786.13.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.38 per cent, or 12.52 points, to 3,312.50, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second exchange eased 0.49per cent, or 10.99 points, to 2,243.24. — AFP

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