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Shanghai: Stocks down, Hong Kong up at open

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 10:01

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[HONG KONG] Shanghai stocks edged down after the open on Wednesday following a two-day rally while Hong Kong edged up, as traders await the conclusion of the US Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.20 per cent, or 5.66 points, to 2,858.71 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.74 per cent, or 12.79 points, to 1,741.87.

In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index was up 0.12 per cent, or 23.91 points, to 20,312.68.


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