*New China Life Insurance slides after Zurich's H-share exit. *Goldman Sachs upgrades China H-shares to overweight on Asia- basis.
*Guangzhou property curbs hit Chinese property sector. HONG KONG, Nov 19- China shares retreated from a month high early on Tuesday, limiting rises in Hong Kong markets, as benchmark indexes ran into chart resistance after recent strong gains from investors cheering Beijing's ambitious reform plans.
HONG KONG, Nov 17- China's mass consumer, healthcare and non-banking financial counters may well be the early winners in the country's stock markets this week after Beijing promised the most sweeping economic and social reforms in nearly three decades.
Shenzhen raises 2nd home purchase down payment, adds to jitters. HONG KONG, Nov 4- Hong Kong and China shares gave up early gains on Monday, with the Chinese property sector weak after the southern city of Shenzhen was reported to be raising minimum down payment on second home purchases in an attempt to stem rising prices.
*Time to take profit, growth plays vulnerable: BoComm International. *China property sinks after Beijing city control measures. HONG KONG, Oct 24- China shares rebounded from two-week lows early on Thursday, trimming losses after a stronger than expected preliminary private survey of factory activity in the country eased concerns about tightening measures.
*AIA, Sands China at record highs on robust quarterly earnings. HONG KONG, Oct 18- China and Hong Kong shares moved higher early on Friday after a slew of official Chinese data came in broadly within expectations.
*Official media confirm Sept 29 as Shanghai trade zone launch. "Other than some news-driven moves like the Shanghai free trade zone, there hasn't been a lot of fresh buying, a lot of rotation is going on," said Jackson Wong, Tanrich Securities' vice-president for equity sales.
*China property sinks on reported property tax implementation. *China banks sink on reported financial reform. HONG KONG, Sept 24- Hong Kong shares sank further from a near eight-month high on Tuesday as investors took profits from last week's strong gains after comments from top U.S.
*China indexes set for weekly loss ahead of two-day holiday. *China property weak in Hong Kong after home price data. HONG KONG, Sept 18- Hong Kong and China shares slipped early on Wednesday, ahead of an expected paring of stimulus by the U.S.
*China property sinks as city officials meet housing ministry. HONG KONG, Sept 6- China shares crept towards three-week highs early Friday, with Hong Kong markets also modestly higher, ahead of more August data that could deepen optimism that the world's second-largest economy is on a sounder growth path.
HONG KONG, Aug 23- Hong Kong shares are set for a stronger open on Friday, supported by gains on Wall Street as upbeat business surveys from the U.S., Europe and China suggested the global economy is on a firmer footing. Belle Int' l Holdings, BYD Company Ltd, China Resources Land and China Shenhua Energy Co are among companies scheduled to announce earnings on Friday.
HONG KONG, Aug 22- Hong Kong shares reversed early losses and ended higher on Thursday, as investors covered recent shorts after positive European and China manufacturing surveys gave support to cyclical stocks. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 1.1 percent.
HONG KONG, August 19- Hong Kong shares could start lower on Monday tracking weakness on Wall Street and following losses in previous sessions as investors await further direction from U.S. and European data.
HONG KONG, Aug 16- A much-hyped land auction in a developing free-trade zone in southern China failed to attract any of Hong Kong's powerful property developers, signaling growing investor caution towards the ambitious $45 billion project.
*China cyclicals from shippers to steel extend strong gains. HONG KONG, Aug 13- Hong Kong shares climbed to their highest in more than 2 months on Tuesday, as investors were hopeful that recent signs of stablility in the Chinese economy will translate into improved earnings outlooks for its companies.
China set for 2nd weekly gain, HSI in 6th weekly rise. HONG KONG, Aug 2- China shares are headed for a fourth-straight daily gain, as Hong Kong tested two-month highs on Friday, led by mainland property counters on signs that regulators are allowing the sector to resume capital raising in the mainland.
*China set for July gain, HK in 1st monthly rise in three. HONG KONG, July 31- Hong Kong and China shares are set to end July on a solid footing, lifted by the mainland's property sector as investors cheered comments from China's politburo that were seen affirming greater official tolerance for home price increases.
HONG KONG, July 29- China shares are set for a fourth day of decline on Monday, with Hong Kong deepening losses, as concerns over China's slowing economy kept investors sidelined ahead of data that may show the world's second-largest economy losing more momentum.
*Shamshui, BBMG dive after profit warning. HONG KONG, July 18- China shares underperformed Asia in mid-morning trade on Thursday, weighing on Hong Kong markets, with the financial and property sectors hit by concerns over the availability of financing for real estate developers.
HONG KONG, July 17- Hong Kong shares look set for a third daily gain, lifted by strength in Chinese coal and cement counters as investors rushed to cover short bets after favourable June coal sales and a major cement producer sold assets to its parent company.