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HONG KONG, Sept 26- Hong Kong's benchmark share index closed at a two-month low after posting its biggest weekly loss since March, with investors retreating as the U.S. dollar gained strength.
HONG KONG, Sept 26- Hong Kong's main share index opened down on Friday following New York's fall, but losses were pared by rebounding casinos, while mainland markets were tepid. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was off 0.4 percent.
HONG KONG, Sept 25- Hong Kong shares skidded to their lowest close in more than 9 weeks on Thursday, fuelled by selling on concerns over unrest in the territory as pro-democracy activists prepare for a major protest in their "Occupy Central" campaign on Oct. 1. The Hang Seng Index ended down 0.6 percent at 23,768.13 points, the weakest close since July 21.
SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, Sept 25- China shares maintained upward momentum on Thursday morning, rising on investor optimism about broad economic reforms and bolstered by a leap in nuclear power-related shares after the government announced sector-friendly policies.
MACAU, Sept 25- Macau's casino junket operators are feeling the squeeze as China's anti-corruption drive has blown a hole in the world's biggest gambling hub.
HONG KONG, Sept 24- Hong Kong shares ended higher for the first time this week on Wednesday lifted by a stronger China market, with investor sentiment recovering after better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing activity. China Construction Bank Corp and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China each added more than 1 percent.
*China Mobile rises on report iPhone 6 in final review. HONG KONG, Sept 24- China shares maintained the previous day's momentum on Wednesday, pulling up Hong Kong markets, with companies linked to the military and railway infrastructure leading gains.
HONG KONG, Sept 23- Hong Kong shares finished at their lowest in two months on Tuesday, unimpressed by stronger Chinese mainland markets and weighed down by a few index heavyweights. Tencent Holdings slid 1.8 percent to a nearly three-month closing low, hurt by the New York listing of rival Alibaba Group.
HONG KONG, Sept 17- Hong Kong's benchmark index closed higher for the first time in nine sessions on Wednesday, tracking gains in U.S. markets on speculation the Federal Reserve would maintain a pledge on low rates when a two-day policy meeting ends later in the day.
HONG KONG, Sept 16- Hong Kong's benchmark index fell for an eighth session in a row on Tuesday, hurt by a tumble in mainland markets and continued weakness in Macau casinos. Index heavyweights China Mobile sank 3.8 percent and Tencent Holdings 1.9 percent. Sands China slid 3.9 percent and Galaxy Entertainment Group declined 3.3 percent.
HONG KONG, Sept 15- Hong Kong shares finished at their lowest in five weeks on Monday, after a slew of weaker-than-expected China data over the weekend fanned fresh worries about the world's second-largest economy. The Hang Seng Index closed down 1.0 percent at 24,356.99 points, its lowest since Aug. 8.
HONG KONG, Sept 4- Hong Kong's benchmark index on Thursday slipped from its highest since May 2008, while the index of major China companies listed in the offshore market advanced to a near 9- month high. The Hang Seng Index inched down 0.1 percent at 25,297.92 points, trimming earlier losses of 0.5 percent.
HONG KONG, Sept 1- Hong Kong's benchmark index failed to hold onto midday gains on Monday, hurt by a weaker gambling sector after data showed Macau casino revenue declined for the third straight month in August. The Hang Seng Index closed barely changed at 24,752.09 points.
*Macau gaming sector weak ahead of August data. HONG KONG, Sept 1- Chinese shares rose on Monday, with defence and media names leading the gains, shrugging off a lower-than-expected official Purchasing Managers' Index that added to signs of softness in the economy. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was off 0.3 percent.
HONG KONG, Aug 29- China shares rose on Friday, buoyed by banks and outperforming aviation counters, while the Hong Kong market slipped again on profit-taking and lackluster earnings. The Hang Seng Index, which has declined the past three days, slipped 0.3 percent to a two-week low at 24,678.14 points.
HONG KONG, Aug 7- Hong Kong shares finished near two-week lows on Thursday, weighed down by an underperforming Macau gambling sector which was hurt by disappointing July revenue. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong was off 0.9 percent.
HONG KONG, Aug 7- China shares slid on Thursday as the country's large banks and oil firms extended a retreat from recent highs, while a weaker Macau gambling sector hurt by disappointing revenues weighed on Hong Kong markets. The Hang Seng Index and the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong each slipped 0.5 percent.
HONG KONG, July 21- Hong Kong shares sagged on Monday, though the Macau gambling sector regained momentum following losses last week stemming from a corruption probe and disappointing earnings. Galaxy Entertainment Group and Sands China were the standout winners on the Hang Seng, up 3.1 and 2.3 percent respectively.
*China railway sector rises on state support. *China airlines fall after another profit warning. HONG KONG, July 21- China shares held a soft tone on Monday, with investors preparing a sizable amount of money for upcoming initial public offerings, while Hong Kong was flat.
HONG KONG, July 18- Hong Kong shares ended lower on Friday, tracking losses in global markets after the downing of a Malaysian Airlines plane over Ukraine sent investors scurrying into defensive assets. The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.3 percent at 23,454.79 points.