Hong Kong, Shanghai Shares Down By Lunch.

Hong Kong stocks fell in the morning session, in line with a sell-off around the world as investors were left disappointed by European and Japanese central bank comments that tempered hopes for stimulus measures.

The Hang Seng index eased 0.45 percent to 21,901.20 by the break points.

The benchmark shanghai composite index fell 0.66 percent to 3,018.82 points, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on china's second exchange, lost 0.56 percent falling to 2,026.83 points.