Hong Kong stocks open with further losses

HONG KONG, Hong Kong stocks opened with more

losses Thursday, extending the previous day's sharp falls with the city on

edge a day after violent protests.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.72 percent, or 196.90 points to 27,111.56.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.14 percent, or 4.09

points, to 2,905.29 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on

China's second exchange, lost 0.08 percent, or 1.25 points, to 1,527.15.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)