Hong Kong shares rise on strong telecoms, China lifted by carmakers

lunes 14 de julio de 2014 00:55 GYT

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

* China's 3 largest carriers rise after deal on telecoms-tower firm

* Auto sector strong again as govt encourages 'green' cars

* Macau casinos weaker amid graft probe into a land deal (Updates to midday)

By Grace Li

HONG KONG, July 14 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares rose on Monday with China's three state-owned wireless carriers leading gains, while mainland markets were also stronger as auto stocks extended their advance on new policy support.

At midday, the CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings climbed 0.3 percent, while the Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.4 percent at 2,054.83 points.

The Hang Seng Index and the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong each added 0.4 percent. The benchmark index stood at 23,320.83 points, after earlier climbing above 23,450.

The Hong Kong benchmark has risen more than 7 percent since early May.   Continuación...