China shares flat despite robust loan data, Hong Kong extends gains
* HSI +0.5 pct, H-shares +0.4 pct, CSI300 +0.1 pct
* ZTE at highest since April after raising H1 profit forecast
* Zoomlion down to record low after profit warning
* Weichai Power at to 3-month high on positive profit alert (Updates to midday)
By Grace Li
HONG KONG, July 15 (Reuters) - China shares finished a choppy Tuesday morning little changed, with investors taking profits on recent outperformers, while Hong Kong markets rose again, riding on continuing money inflows.
Chinese banks lent a much stronger-than-expected 1.08 trillion yuan ($173.9 billion) worth of new yuan loans in June as Beijing steps up efforts to stimulate the world's second-largest economy, data showed on Tuesday.
At midday, the CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings was 0.1 percent higher and the Shanghai Composite Index was flat at 2,067.27 points, hovering at a four-week high.
On Monday, both Chinese onshore indexes had their best day since June 10. Continuación...