Hong Kong: Shares end flat

SHARES ended virtually unchanged yesterday following a negative lead from Wall Street, as traders await the release of Chinese inflation and trade data later in the week.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index edged up 0.46 point to 23,541.38 on turnover of HK$51.21 billion.

Cathay Pacific Airways was unmoved at HK$14.50, HSBC dipped 0.50 per cent to HK$79.95 and Henderson Land Development lost 0.32 per cent to HK$46.35.

Tencent fell 0.32 per cent to HK$125. Bank of China lost 0.52 per cent toHK$153.30 and CNOOC was unchanged at HK$13.60. AFP