Hong Kong stocks end 1.20% lower

Hong Kong stocks ended 1.20 percent lower Tuesday, in line with a regional sell-off, as property counters were hit by concerns the government will introduce fresh measures to cool home prices in the city.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index lost 260.43 points to close at 21,354.66 on turnover of HK$58.24 billion (US$7.51 billion).

Shanghai was closed for a public holiday.