Hong Kong stocks extend losses at open


Hong Kong shares fell in the first few minutes of trade Tuesday, extending losses after a three-day sell-off, with investors spooked by deadly attacks in Germany, Turkey and Switzerland.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.13 percent, or 27.89 points, to 21,804.79.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index inched down 0.07 percent, or 2.18 points, to 3,115.90, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, dipped 0.08 percent, or 1.62 points, to 1,982.48.