China shares fall on profit taking, weigh on Hong Kong

jueves 6 de noviembre de 2014 01:13 GYT

* HSI -0.1 pct, H-shares -0.6 pct, CSI300 -0.7 pct

* Mainland index hit by profit-taking - analysts

* Software shares up as China to protect intellectual property

* Mainland market drags on Hong Kong

* Concerns linger over delayed Shanghai-HK stock plan

By Chen Yixin and Adam Jourdan

SHANGHAI, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Mainland China shares fell on Thursday, weighing on the Hong Kong market, as investors took profits after a recent rally amid further uncertainty over the status of a landmark scheme to link the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges.

The Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.5 percent at 2,406.8 points by the midday break, while the CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings eased 0.7 percent.

The SSEC had gained more than 6 percent since Oct. 27 on hopes that China's government would roll out more measures to stimulate the cooling economy.   Continuación...