Hong Kong stocks close down 0.1% - July 5

Updated: 2011-07-05 16:55
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HONG KONG -- Hong Kong stocks shed 22.52 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 22,747.95 on Tuesday.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index opened 51.28 points higher and fluctuated around 22,770 level in the morning session. The index moved mostly downward in the afternoon and touched the day-low of 22,707.1.

Turnover shrank to HK$60.9 billion from Monday's HK$78.97 billion ($1 equals HK$7.781).