HK shares open lower on Evergrande jitters

Hong Kong stocks opened slightly lower on Friday morning following gains in the previous two trading days, while investors nervously await developments on the fate of troubled Chinese property giant Evergande.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.1 percent to 24,487.

The Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.1 percent to 3,637, while the Shenzhen Composite Index edged down 0.2 percent to 2,446. (AFP)