Hong Kong shares decline


Hong Kong stocks fell on Monday, tracking regional markets, with financial and IT stocks leading the decline.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.8 percent, to 21,304.44, while the China Enterprises Index lost 1.5 percent, to 8,986.33 points.

All sectors, with the exception of service shares, fell.

The Hong Kong-listed shares of Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co dropped more than 3 percent after the company reported its worst quarterly loss on record.

Bucking the broader trend, shares of Chinese developer Evergrande Real Estate Group jumped 3.7 percent in Hong Kong, after it said it would buy a stake in state-owned property company Calxon Group.



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