Hong Kong stocks end down after four-day rally

Shares fell in Hong Kong after a four-day rally and following data that showed activity in the key US services sector plunged last month.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell 0.19 percent, or 45.87 points, to close at 23,741.81.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 1.22 points to 3,091.93, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, eased 0.18 percent, or 3.64 points, to 2,044.55.