Hong Kong stocks finish slightly higher

Hong Kong shares ended with gains on Wednesday following Donald Trump's decision to delay planned tariffs on a number of Chinese imports, though investors remain on edge over increasingly violent protests that have gripped the city.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.08% to 25 302.28.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.42% to 2 808.91, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.69% to 1 509.00.