Hong Kong shares fall, led by Tencent

lunes 7 de abril de 2014 00:48 GYT

* HSI -0.6 pct, H-shares +0.3 pct

* Tencent shares slip 4.4 pct on Wall Street weakness

* Macau gaming stocks fall on profit taking (Updates to midday)

By Alice Woodhouse

HONG KONG, April 7 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares fell on Monday, dragged by index heavyweight Tencent as the Internet giant tracked losses in technology firms on global markets.

Mainland China was shut on Monday for a public holiday and will resume trading on Tuesday.

By midday, the Hang Seng Index was down 0.6 percent at 22,376.43 points to its lowest since April 1. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.3 percent.

Global markets were affected by losses in the tech sector on Monday, following a recent selloff in Internet-related stocks on Wall Street.

Shares in Tencent dropped 4.4 percent to a six-week low, while software firm Kingsoft Corp Ltd fell 5.3 percent.   Continuación...