CORRECTED-China, Hong Kong shares flat in weak volumes

jueves 5 de junio de 2014 01:07 GYT
 

(Corrects to China, Hong Kong shares flat in headline)

* HSI -0.2 pct, H-shares +0.1 pct, CSI300 +0.1 pct

* China coal sector falls on continued downward price pressure

* Evergrande jumps after football club deal with Alibaba

By Grace Li

HONG KONG, June 5 (Reuters) - China shares were flat on Thursday, as investors remained cautious and unable to see catalysts for share movement.

Hong Kong ended the morning session slightly down, though H-shares edged up, thanks to Chinese insurers.

Shanghai midday turnover was the weakest since May 23, and about 30 percent below its average in the last 20 sessions. Hong Kong half-day volumes stayed below their 20-day average for a fifth day.

By midday, the Hang Seng Index was down 0.2 percent at 23,101.95 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong edged up 0.1 percent.   Continuación...