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Hong Kong: Stocks dip in opening trade


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks edged down in early trade on Wednesday after chalking up a string of record highs since last week, with investors cashing profits.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.10 per cent, or 33.49 points, to 32,897.21.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.20 per cent, or 6.98 points, to 3,553.48 but the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged down 0.10 per cent, or 1.87 points, to 1,949.12.


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