Hong Kong stocks drop at open
HONG KONG, Dec 2, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - Hong Kong stocks began Thursday on the
back foot again, tracking losses across most of Asia following a late plunge
on Wall Street fuelled by news that the United States had reported its first
case of the new Omicron variant.
The Hang Seng Index fell 0.57 percent, or 134.87 points, to 23,524.05.
The Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.10 percent, or 3.64 points, to
3,573.25, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange eased
0.15 percent, or 3.67 points, to 2,520.47.