Hong Kong stocks down 0.96pc by noon

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 24 September, 2013, 1:52pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 24 September, 2013, 2:49pm

Hong Kong stocks fell 0.96 per cent on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street and owing to profit-taking after last week’s rally.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index lost 223.49 points to 23,148.05 on turnover of HK$29.88 billion (US$3.85 billion).