Hong Kong Stocks Down After Morning Session

Hong Kong stocks down after morning session

HONG KONG, , (Pakistan Point News - APP - 19th Jan, 2017 ) - Hong Kong stocks retreated in the morning session Thursday following the previous day's sharp gains, while investors nervously await Donald Trump's inauguration speech as US president at the end of the week. The Hang Seng Index fell 0.59 percent, or 136.27 points, to 22,961.99. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.06 percent, or 1.81 points, to 3,111.20 but the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, ticked up 0.09 percent, or 1.66 points, to 1,866.25.