China stocks edge up, Hong Kong can't gain traction

lunes 26 de enero de 2015 00:43 GYT

* CSI300 +0.6 pct; SSEC +0.1 pct

* HSI -0.1 pct

* Small, medium cap shares rise

* Financials, banks fall

By Sue-Lin Wong

SHANGHAI, Jan 26 (Reuters) - China stocks edged up on Monday but gains were capped by selling in financials, while fears of instability in Europe weighed on shares in Hong Kong.

The CSI300 index rose 0.6 percent, to 3,591.82 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index inched up 0.1 percent, to 3,355.85 points.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dropped 0.1 percent, to 24,819.61, and the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 0.7 percent, to 12,179.24, falling for the first time in four days as investors booked profits from recent gains.

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