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Hong Kong: Shares end sharply lower

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Hong Kong stocks fell Monday with most other Asian markets on concerns about the repurcussions from US-led strikes on Syria, while property firms were hit by worries about rising interest rates.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks fell Monday with most other Asian markets on concerns about the repurcussions from US-led strikes on Syria, while property firms were hit by worries about rising interest rates.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 1.60 per cent, or 492.79 points, to 30,315.59.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.53 per cent, or 48.40 points, to 3,110.65 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.52 per cent, or 9.61 points, to 1,824.77.

AFP

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