China stocks fall as property, nickel shares cool; Tencent pushes up Hong Kong

jueves 15 de mayo de 2014 00:59 GYT
 

* HSI +0.3 pct, H-shares -0.5 pct, CSI300 -0.9 pct

* Tencent jumps after strong earnings, share split

* China property shares fall as investors took profit

* Energy, telecommunication sectors pull down H-shares (Updates to midday)

By Grace Li and Chen Yixin

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, May 15 (Reuters) - China shares fell on Thursday as investors took profit on property and nickel shares, which had produced solid gains this week.

Hong Kong's main index eked out a rise, lifted by tech heavyweight Tencent Holdings Ltd, which posted better-than-expected first quarter results, while H-shares were weighted down by the energy and telecommunication sectors.

At midday, the Hang Seng Index was up 0.3 percent at 22,649.91 points. If thy index stays in positive territory, Thursday will produce a sixth straight daily gain.

The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.5 percent.   Continuación...