September 4, 2013 (Chinavestor) Chinese stocks took a breather in Hong Kong on Wednesday after a strong advance on Tuesday. The Hang Seng Index (INDEXHANGSENG:.HSI) slipped 68.4 point sor 0.3%. The decline was not universal though, stocks that fell outnumbered those that advanced by a slim margin only.
US cross-listed Chalco (HKG:2600) (NYSE:ACH) rose 3.3% along with other metal companies. Angang Steel (HKG:0347) and Maashan Iron (HKG:0323) were among the top five components of the 50 member index today. Investors remained cautious on the mainland as well. The Shanghai Composite Index (SHA:000001) rose a mere 4.5 points or 0.2% on Wednesday. See corresponding chart to find stocks that moved in these key markets.