Hang Seng Index

Established in 1969, the Hang Seng Index is the benchmark stock market index, monitoring changes in 48 constituent blue chip stocks. It is maintained by Hang Seng Indexes Company, a unit of Hang Seng Bank, which is controlled by HSBC Group.

The Hang Seng Index closed marginally lower yesterday. Photo: Bobby Yip

Tencent helps Hong Kong stocks pare losses

Hong Kong stocks recouped early losses and closed little changed on Monday. Losses in Chinese financials and property developers were offset by index heavyweight Tencent Holdings, which rose to a record high.