Hong Kong stocks tumble at open

Hong Kong, March 14 (AFP/APP):Hong Kong stocks sank in the first few minutes of trade Wednesday, in line with an Asian sell-off on worries about a hardline approach to global affairs by Donald Trump after he sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

The Hang Seng Index fell 1.20 percent, or 378.26 points, to 31,223.19.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.35 percent, or 11.57 points, to 3,298.67, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gave up 0.35 percent, or 6.55 points, to 1,888.76.

Posted on: 2018-03-14T09:06:00+05:00