Hong Kong stocks open marginally lower

Exchange Square in Hong Kong with bull statue.
Exchange Square in Hong Kong with bull statue.

Hong Kong - Hong Kong shares inched down slightly in early trade on Wednesday after two days of gains, though investors were buoyed by another record close on Wall Street.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 12.67 points to 28 338.95.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.11%, or 3.12 points, to 2 774.86 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.16%, or 2.33 points, to 1 495.37.

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