Hong Kong shares end down but Shanghai sees uptick
HONG KONG: Shares in Hong Kong ended in the red on Wednesday as a pick-up in oil prices was overshadowed by ongoing concerns about the global economy.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong sank 0.46 percent, or 101.37 points, to finish at 21,803.76.
But Shanghai’s benchmark composite index edged up 0.07 percent, or 2.37 points, to 3,472.44 on hopes for fresh stimulus measures by China.
However, the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, dropped 0.32 percent, or 7.06 points, to 2,214.21.