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Hong Kong: Shares suffer another steep drop to end week

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Hong Kong stocks ended the week with another sharp loss on Friday, in line with a broad sell-off across Asia as investors failed to match a rebound on Wall Street owing to geopolitical and trade worries.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended the week with another sharp loss on Friday, in line with a broad sell-off across Asia as investors failed to match a rebound on Wall Street owing to geopolitical and trade worries.

The Hang Seng Index slipped 1.11 per cent, or 276.83 points, to 24,717.63.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.19 per cent, or 4.95 points, to 2,598.85.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dropped 0.17 per cent, or 2.18 points, to 1,290.62.

AFP

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