Shanghai shares set for best week in a year, Hong Kong weakens on profit-taking

viernes 5 de septiembre de 2014 00:56 GYT

* HSI -0.3 pct, H-shares -0.4 pct, CSI300 +0.4 pct

* Chinese ports surge on policy support

* Train-makers CNR and CSR rise after resuming trade

* China indexes set for weekly gains ahead of holiday (Updates to midday)

By Grace Li

HONG KONG, Sept 5 (Reuters) - China shares rose for a sixth straight day on Friday, with port stocks leading gains, while the Hong Kong market was hurt by profit-taking.

By midday, the Hang Seng Index edged down 0.3 percent at 25,231.27 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.4 percent.

Hong Kong's benchmark index has added 2.0 percent this week, while the HSCE was on track to have its best week in six, with a rise of 3.5 percent at midday.

The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings rose 0.4 percent, taking gains for the week to 4.1 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.3 percent at 2,313.86 points and was 4.4 percent up for the week, positioning this week to be the best since the one ended last Sept. 13.   Continuación...