Hong Kong stocks start with small losses

Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks dipped at the start of trade Monday after a six-day rally that saw it pile on more than six percent, while investors are also gearing up for the corporate earnings season.

The Hang Seng Index eased 0.40 percent, or 107.59 points, to 26,559.68.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index inched down 0.50 points to 2,553.33 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, was also barely moved, edging up 0.13 points to 1,313.49.