Hong Kong and China shares rise, aim for quarterly gains

lunes 30 de junio de 2014 01:00 GYT

* HSI +0.2 pct, H-shares +0.7 pct, CSI300 +0.8 pct

* China aerospace sector soars on hopes for more state spending

* Galaxy Entertainment at to 2-month high after chairman's comment

* Hong Kong closed on Tuesday for a public holiday (Updates to midday)

By Grace Li

HONG KONG, June 30 (Reuters) - China shares rose early on Monday, lifted by a surging aerospace sector and broadly stronger banks while Hong Kong markets also advanced with Macau casinos leading gains.

At midday, the Hang Seng Index was up 0.2 percent at 23,276.55 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong gained 0.7 percent.

For the quarter, they were up 5.1 and 3.0 percent, respectively.

The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings rose 0.8 percent, while the Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.7 percent at 2,050.07 points.   Continuación...