REFILE-China stocks rally again, Hong Kong shares fall on profit-taking

martes 9 de diciembre de 2014 02:36 GYT

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* CSI300 +3.0 pct, SSEC +1.2 pct, HSI -0.9 pct, HSCE -1.2 pct

* Strength in brokerages lifts mainland indexes again

* Infrastructure sector subindex jumps 5 pct

* Hong Kong investors show caution, take profits

By Chen Yixin and Kazunori Takada

SHANGHAI, Dec 9 (Reuters) - China stocks rose to their highest level in more than 3-1/2 years on Tuesday, led by continuing gains in brokerages and infrastructure firms on views the current rally can keep going.

The CSI300 index rose 3.0 percent to 3,351.29 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.2 percent to 3,057.74 points.

For both indexes, those levels were the highest since April 2011.   Continuación...