Hong Kong stocks end flat

Reported by AAP
Monday, May 4, 2015
Australia's richest and poorest postcodesOne pocket of Sydney's eastern suburbs earn close to nine times more than those who live in the country's poorest area.

Hong Kong shares have ended marginally lower after a long holiday weekend, but shares in mainland China closed higher on hopes of more economic stimulus measures.

Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index closed down 9.18 points or 0.03 per cent at 28,123.82, on turnover of HK$155.58 billion (US$19.9 billion).

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.87 per cent or 38.80 points to 4,480.46 on turnover of 717.5 billion yuan ($117.3 billion).

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.61 per cent, or 13.89 points, to 2,281.66 on turnover of 499.2 billion yuan.

04/07/2015 16:58Sydney, Australia. 4 July,2015