Pedestrians walk past a stock market display board showing the losses at Hang Seng Index results in Hong Kong.
Photo by Budrul Chukrut
Hong Kong stocks finished slightly lower on Wednesday as profit-takers moved in following a recent rally, while US stimulus hopes were offset by virus concerns.
The Hang Seng Index dropped 0.15%, or 41.15 points, to 28 235.60.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.27%, or 9.69 points, to 3 598.65, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second exchange dropped 1.08%, or 26.23 points, to 2 393.74.
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