Hong Kong stocks end week on a low note

Hong Kong stocks ended the week down on Thursday, in line with an Asia-wide retreat and following losses on Wall Street, as investors wound down for a long Easter weekend.

But Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell 0.54% to 29 963.26.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.40% to 3 250.20 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.59% to 1 762.30.

ZAR/USD
17.63
(-0.04)
ZAR/GBP
23.01
(-0.05)
ZAR/EUR
20.79
(-0.01)
ZAR/AUD
12.62
(-0.03)
ZAR/JPY
0.17
(-0.01)
Gold
2034.21
(+0.05)
Silver
28.28
(+0.09)
Platinum
961.50
(+0.38)
Brent Crude
44.55
(-1.53)
Palladium
2166.01
(+0.63)
All Share
56757.73
(-1.56)
Top 40
52435.65
(-1.72)
Financial 15
9897.96
(+0.10)
Industrial 25
74671.49
(-1.98)
Resource 10
58948.78
(-1.89)
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