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MACAU, March 12- Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd look best placed to benefit from the next phase of Macau's development as the world's gambling capital adds eight more mega-casinos by 2017..
*China tech, Macau casinos outperform tepid market. *Coal stocks sink after Beijing declares' war' on pollution. HONG KONG, March 5- Hong Kong and China shares were sluggish early on Wednesday, with the Chinese banking sector weaker on worry about a possible default by listed company and Beijing's plan to introduce deposit insurance.
HONG KONG, Feb 26- Hong Kong shares rebounded from their lowest in more than a week on Wednesday, thanks to gains by Chinese oil majors on state-owned enterprise reform hopes and by Macau casinos in anticipation February had record high gambling revenue.
*Industrial Bank partially halts funding ahead of more policy. HONG KONG, Feb 25- China shares hovered at their lowest in more than two weeks early on Tuesday, limiting gains in Hong Kong, with property developers staying under pressure as fears lingered the government would impose more lending curbs on the sector.
Feb 6- Strong gains for casino and energy stocks helped Hong Kong shares rise on Thursday from their lowest level in almost seven months as investors awaited the reopening of China markets after a long holiday. The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.7 percent at 21,423.1 points after closing on Wednesday at its lowest since July 10.
*Macau casino shares rebound after recent sell-off. *CITIC 21 CN drops 24.1 pct after Alibaba denies takeover talks. Feb 6- Hong Kong shares rose from their lowest in almost seven months on Thursday, helped by strong gains in energy and Macau casino sectors, as investors covered short positions in some battered companies after a recent sell-off.
Feb 5- Hong Kong shares finished at seven-month lows on Wednesday, pressured by a reversal of early gains for the Macau casino sector after monthly revenue data disappointed investors. Wednesday's losses came in relatively lackluster turnover, with much focused on Macau casino stocks.
HONG KONG, Feb 5- Gaming revenues in Macau, the world's casino capital, grew at the slowest pace in 15 months in January, raking in a lower-than-expected 28.7 billion patacas, due to tempered spending by Chinese visitors ahead of a national holiday.
*HSI flat, H-shares -0.3 pct, China reopens Friday. *China cyclicals biggest drags, but Anhui Conch up. Feb 5- Hong Kong shares lingered at seven-month lows on Wednesday after benchmark indexes surrendered gains over the first hour of trade as a rebound proved short-lived with markets still jittery after a steep sell-off in recent sessions.
*Hong Kong indexes have biggest monthly loss since June. Jan 30- Hong Kong shares ended January near a five-month low, as risk appetites were reduced on Thursday by the U.S. The Hang Seng Index ended down 0.5 percent at 22,035.4 points, while the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong sank 0.8 percent.
*CITIC Securities hit by pledge to open up brokerage sector. HONG KONG, Jan 23- Hong Kong shares sank to their lowest level in over a week on Thursday, led by the Chinese financial sector, after a private preliminary survey showed factory activity shrank slightly in the world's second-largest economy in January.
HONG KONG, Jan 22- China shares chalked up their biggest daily gain in two months on Wednesday, lifting Hong Kong markets as cash rates in the mainland eased further after the Chinese central bank pledged to ensure stability in the money markets. The resurgent mainland market spurred more short-covering in the Chinese financial sector in Hong Kong.
HONG KONG, Jan 22- Chinese shares listed in Hong Kong closed at a three-week high on Wednesday as a resurgent mainland market spurred more short covering in Chinese growth-sensitive counters after the central bank pledged to ensure stability in the money markets.
*Li& Fung spikes after it says 2013 performance' solid'. HONG KONG, Jan 7- Strength in the shares of exporter Li& Fung and China- focused footwear retailers helped secure a slim gain for Hong Kong's benchmark index early on Tuesday, while mainland Chinese markets moved off five-month lows in muted volumes.
HONG KONG, Dec 30- China shares shed most of their early Monday gains, capping Hong Kong markets, after a government pledge to keep liquidity and financial markets stable next year failed to assure investors.
*Trading of Kunlun Energy suspended, sources say chairman detained. Dec 17- Hong Kong shares edged higher on Tuesday, with gains capped by weak China stocks, as many investors awaited a decision on bond-buying at a U.S.
*Power Assets jumps 2 pct on Hong Kong spin-off plan. HONG KONG, Dec 16- China shares extended losses on Monday, with Hong Kong shares lower too, after a preliminary survey showed manufacturing activity in the mainland slipped to an 3- month low in December.
HONG KONG, Nov 1- Gambling revenue in the southern Chinese territory of Macau surged 31.7 percent to a record high in October year-on-year, after a week-long national holiday boosted visitation from big-spending mainland gamblers keen to punt in the country's only legal casino hub.
Edward Tracy, President and CEO of Sands China explains how the firm's portfolio of hotel rooms ensures a steady flow of upper-class Chinese visitors and profits.
HONG KONG, Oct 22- Hong Kong shares slipped on Tuesday from their highest levels in a month, led down by China Mobile after its disappointing third quarterly results kicked off a reporting season for blue chip companies. The Hang Seng Index, which closed on Monday at its highest since Sept. 19, fell 0.5 percent to 23,316 points.