Hong Kong shares up, helped by momentum from China markets

miércoles 24 de septiembre de 2014 01:01 GYT

* HSI +0.4 pct, H-shares +1.0 pct, CSI300 +0.9 pct

* Military-related counters continue to be strong

* China Mobile rises on report iPhone 6 in final review

* Macau casinos down on negative outlook on Sept revenue (Updates to midday)

By Grace Li

HONG KONG, Sept 24 (Reuters) - China shares maintained the previous day's momentum on Wednesday, pulling up Hong Kong markets, with companies linked to the military and railway infrastructure leading gains.

The main share index in Hong Kong, which has had only had four winning sessions in September, was also supported by dovish statements by a Federal Reserve official that the U.S. central bank can keep stimulating its economy as inflation poses little threat.

At midday, the Hang Seng Index was up 0.4 percent at 23,929.19 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 1.0 percent.

The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings climbed 0.9 percent, while the Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.8 percent at 2,328.00 points.   Continuación...