Hong Kong shares end slightly down

Hong Kong stocks closed marginally lower Wednesday following three days of gains, with investors trading cautiously ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting later in the day.

The Hang Seng Index inched down 7.13 points to 24,725.63.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.36 percent, or 11.76 points, to 3,283.92, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange fell 0.91 percent, or 20.14 points, to 2,185.22.

ZAR/USD
17.08
(-1.11)
ZAR/GBP
21.74
(-0.69)
ZAR/EUR
19.87
(-0.67)
ZAR/AUD
12.01
(-0.69)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(-0.93)
Gold
1861.45
(-0.29)
Silver
22.93
(-1.08)
Platinum
840.00
(-0.77)
Brent Crude
42.26
(+0.47)
Palladium
2209.00
(-0.41)
All Share
53265.08
(-1.81)
Top 40
49226.33
(-1.80)
Financial 15
9431.29
(-1.64)
Industrial 25
72421.48
(-2.44)
Resource 10
52971.94
(-1.00)
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