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Hong Kong, Shanghai: Shares open with small loss

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Hong Kong stocks edged down at the open on Thursday following two days of gains and following losses on Wall Street, with hopes the worst of the virus is passed offset by worries over its long-term economic impact.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks edged down at the open on Thursday following two days of gains and following losses on Wall Street, with hopes the worst of the virus is passed offset by worries over its long-term economic impact.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.07 per cent, or 16.67 points, to 24,120.81.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.06 per cent, or 1.67 points, to 2,876.47, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange edged up 0.14 per cent, or 2.42 points, to 1,792.70.

AFP

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