Hong Kong stocks finish with losses

The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.53 per cent, or 131.59 points, to 24,787.19. — AFP pic
The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.53 per cent, or 131.59 points, to 24,787.19. — AFP pic

HONG KONG, Oct 27 — Hong Kong shares closed today on a negative note following a hefty sell-off on Wall Street fuelled by concerns about a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Europe and the United States.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.53 per cent, or 131.59 points, to 24,787.19.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.10 per cent, or 3.20 points, to 3,254.32, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second exchange gained 0.45 per cent, or 1.86 points, to 2,223.92. — AFP

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