Hong Kong stocks end lower

Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks ended lower Tuesday as investors cautiously await the resumption of trade talks between China and the US later in the day.

The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.42 percent, or 118.88 points, to 28,228.13.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.05 percent, or 1.29 points, to 2,755.65, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, added 0.18 percent, or 2.65 points, to 1,443.60.