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Hong Kong: Stocks close lower

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares finished more than 1 per cent lower Tuesday, in line with an Asian retreat, as traders fret over the reimposition of containment measures in several countries as the virus flares up again.

The Hang Seng Index shed 1.14 per cent or 294.23 points to 25,477.89.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.83 per cent or 28.67 points to 3,414.62 while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange slipped 0.85 per cent or 19.83 points to 2,309.57.

AFP

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