Hong Kong stocks close down 0.74%

Hong Kong stocks fell 0.74 percent Thursday, in line with a regional sell-off amid growing concerns about the eurozone.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 165.19 points to 22,299.63 on turnover of HK$73.57 billion ($9.49 billion).

Chinese shares tumbled 2.82 percent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 2.82 percent, or 64.96 points, to 2,236.30 on turnover of 107.6 billion yuan ($17.3 billion), the lowest close since December 28.