Hong Kong stocks end down on volatile day in Asia

Hong Kong stocks ended down after a see-saw on Tuesday in Asian markets, with traders following the sharp drops in the States and Europe amid concerns about US-China trade tensions.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.28% to close at 28 881.40 points.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.52% to 2 844.51, but the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was up 0.56% to 1 596.17.

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