Hang Seng ends morning with further losses

Pedestrians walk past a stocks display in Hong Kong. (AFP pic)

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks ended the morning in the red Friday, extending a sell-off on fears over rising US interest rates and tense relations between China and the United States.

The Hang Seng Index fell 0.42%, or 111.22 points, to 26,512.65 by the break.