HK shares edge lower in early trade

Hong Kong shares were barely moved at the start of trade on Tuesday morning, with the focus this week on the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s most recent policy meeting, looking for clues about its monetary policy plans.

The Hang Seng Index inched down 6.87 points to 28,136.

The Shanghai Composite Index was also marginally lower, dipping 1.19 points to 3,533, while the Shenzhen Composite Index added 0.2 percent to 2,418. (AFP)