Hong Kong stocks end lower on trade tensions

Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks were down more than a percent Wednesday as trade tensions between the US and China continued to weigh on investor sentiment.

The Hang Seng Index lost 1.06 percent, or 303.90 points, to close at 28,241.67.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.00 percent, or 27.76 points, to 2,759.13 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, shed 1.96 percent, or 31.24 points, to 1,563.00.