China stocks flat as volatility cools, Hong Kong edges up

viernes 12 de diciembre de 2014 01:03 GYT

* CSI300 and SSEC flat, HSI +0.1 pct, HSCE +0.5 pct

* Shanghai turnover at the lowest since Nov 21.

* Hong Kong steady amid uncertainties in overseas market

By Chen Yixin and Kazunori Takada

SHANGHAI, Dec 12 (Reuters) - China stocks steadied by midday Friday, with a key index heading for its first weekly decline since late October, as volatility cooled after the market's recent surge.

A raft of economic data is due later on Friday which could give investors some insight on latest health of the economy.

The CSI index <CSI300 was unchanged at 3,183.35 points at the end of the morning session.

The Shanghai Composite Index was flat at 2,925.64 points.

"The recent crazy bull has stopped and the market is back to its normal pace. A sharp rise or fall of the indexes is unlikely in the near-term," said Zhang Qi, analyst in Haiting Securities in Shanghai.   Continuación...