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HONG KONG, Nov 26 AFP

November 26 2012, 7:12PM

Hong Kong shares closed down 0.24 percent Monday as investors nervously awaited the outcome of a meeting later in the day of eurozone finance ministers on aid to debt-crippled Greece.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index slid 52.17 points to end at 21,861.81 on turnover of HK$46.31 billion ($5.98 billion).

Chinese shares closed down 0.49 percent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 9.92 points to 2,017.46 on turnover of 33.1 billion yuan ($5.3 billion).