Hong Kong stocks sink as Trump woes build

 18 May 2017 - 11:32

Hong Kong stocks sink as Trump woes build

AFP

Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks tumbled Thursday in line with a global sell-off fuelled by worries that a crisis enveloping Donald Trump could derail his much-vaunted economy-boosting agenda.

The Hang Seng shed 0.62 percent, or 157.11 points, to 25,136.52.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.46 percent, or 14.30 points, to 3,090.14 while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.63 percent, or 11.69 points, to 1,855.99.