• Privatisation tweet

    A probe into a tweet by Tesla chairperson and CEO Elon Musk may open pandora's box.

  • State Capture Inquiry

    Nedbank says ex-Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane sought to keep Gupta accounts open.

  • Tighter rules

    'Corporate scandals, rumours and innuendo' has prompted the JSE to plan new listing rules.

Loading...

Hong Kong stocks head into weekend with hefty loss

Aug 31 2018 12:35

Hong Kong stocks ended the week with a sharp loss on Friday as investors were spooked by a report that Dnoald Trump is planning to impose tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods early next month.

The Hang Seng Index sank 0.98% to close at 27 888.55.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.46% to 2 725.25, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 1.09% to 1 451.38.

* Sign up to Fin24's top news in your inbox: SUBSCRIBE TO FIN24 NEWSLETTER

Follow Fin24 on Twitter and Facebook. 24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

equities  |  markets  |  china stocks
NEXT ON FIN24X

 
 
 
 

Company Snapshot

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...

Voting Booth

Did you find Markus Jooste's testimony convincing?

Previous results · Suggest a vote

Loading...