Hong Kong stocks close 0.14% lower

Hong Kong stocks fell 0.14 percent Wednesday giving up early gains following a strong lead from Wall Street, where US stocks surged to fresh record highs.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index lost 30.33 points to end at 22,337.49 on turnover of HK$52.28 billion ($6.73 billion).

Chinese shares closed down 0.11 percent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 2.44 points to 2,225.30 on turnover of 68.8 billion yuan ($11.1 billion).