China shares up on large caps, Hong Kong reaches a more than 6-year high
* HSI +0.8 pct, CSI300 +0.9 pct
* Hang Seng hits highest level since 2008
* Solar shares lifted after China halts polysilicon imports
* China Mobile leaps on report of messaging service investment
By Chen Yixin and Pete Sweeney
SHANGHAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) - China's stock indexes rose nearly 1 percent by midday Friday, supported by large-cap shares, while a surge for China Mobile lifted the Hang Seng Index to its highest level since May 2008.
At midday, the CSI300 of leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings was up 0.9 percent and the Shanghai Composite Index was ahead 0.8 percent at 2223.39 points.
The Hang Seng Index briefly hit a 75-month high when it crossed above 24,988.57 points.
The HSI was propelled by index heavyweight China Mobile , which rose more than 5 percent after official media reported the state-owned telecom giant would increase investment in instant messaging service Fetion. Continuación...