Hong Kong stocks end with slight loss

Published February 1, 2019, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Agence France-Presse

Hong Kong shares ended slightly lower Friday after a broadly positive week, though investors were cheered by positive comments from China and the US following their trade talks.

Hong Kong stocks jumped 1.2% in the afternoon on November 1, 2016, having retreated almost 3% in a five-day sell-off (AFP Photo/Anthony Wallace) / MANILA BULLETIN
Honk Kong stock market (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

The Hang Seng Index inched down 11.73 points, to 27,930.74.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.30 percent, or 33.66 points, to 2,618.23, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, climbed 2.77 percent, or 35.25 points, to 1,309.99.

 
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