Hong Kong stocks open slightly higher

Madiha Shakeel September 4, 2019

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks started Wednesday on a positive note after a two-day drop but investors continued to worry about the outlook for China-US trade talks.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.58 percent, or 147.31 points, to 25,675.16.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.08 percent, or 2.41 points, to 2,927.75, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, eased 0.20 percent, or 3.17 points, to 1,622.39.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2019

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