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BEIJING, April 22- Hong Kong shares eased on Tuesday, with a sell-off in China Resource Power Holdings Co Ltd and its subsidiaries weighing on index performance after the parent company's chairman was snared in a graft investigation. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong dropped 0.8 percent.
SHANGHAI, April 2- Hong Kong shares finished up 0.3 percent on Wednesday, with property stocks posting their biggest one-day percentage gain in over two years after state media reported that some Chinese cities may relax house purchasing restrictions. But the China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.8 percent.
*Hong Kong property shares also lifted. SHANGHAI, April 2- Mainland and Hong Kong property shares surged on Wednesday pushing local indexes into positive territory, after state media reported that several cities may relax house ownership restrictions.
*Li& Fung up 21.2 percent on good earnings. HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, March 21- Chinese shares rallied on Friday, led by banks and property shares, amid speculation the country's securities regulator would reveal details of a preferred pilot scheme and news of looser finance restrictions for developers.
HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, March 18- China shares rose on Tuesday, in spite of home-price data that hurt property stocks and a mainland media report that a local developer could default on a large loan. Hong Kong shares posted their first gains after four straight days of losses, but investors remained cautious on concerns over Chinese economic growth prospects.
*Tencent hits record after China Unicom cooperation agreement. HONG KONG, March 6- China shares fell to their lowest levels in a week early Thursday, then rebounded and boosted Hong Kong markets as property stocks gained on hopes steps will be taken to limit mainland home-price declines.
*BYD soars on Tesla surge, Beijing plan to aid electric cars. HONG KONG, Feb 26- Hong Kong and China shares were sluggish early on Wednesday as the yuan again fell below the official fix, adding to jitters about possible policy changes at next week's annual parliamentary meetings.
BEIJING, Feb 24- China's home price rises eased for the first time in 14 months in January, the latest sign that the government's more than four-year campaign to rein in property risk may finally be starting to bite.
*Industrial Bank may have halted property loans- official Shanghai newspaper. HONG KONG, Feb 24- China shares suffered their biggest loss in seven weeks on Monday, hurting Hong Kong markets, after mainland news reports stoked fears that banks have tightened loans to property developers.
*China Vanke tests 5- year low; cement, banks dive too. HONG KONG, Feb 24- China shares tumbled to their lowest in two weeks early on Monday, hurting Hong Kong markets, roiled by mainland news reports saying banks have begun tightening property loans.
BEIJING, Feb 24- China's home price rises eased for the first time in 14 months in January, the latest sign that the government's over four-year campaign to rein in property risk may finally be starting to bite.
*China trade data trumps expectations, more macro data ahead. *China property leads cyclical gains in HK, A-shares sluggish.
*Sinopharm, Xingrong Investment fall after saying officials detained. HONG KONG, Jan 13- China shares failed to take any cheer on Monday from the postponement of five initial public offerings, weighing on Hong Kong markets, as weakness in property counters offset strength in Aluminum Corporation of China.
HONG KONG, Dec 9- China shares reversed gains early on Monday, helping unwind a fast start to the week in Hong Kong markets as China's robust November exports and benign inflation prompted some short covering in growth-sensitive counters offshore.
*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.
China shares have enjoyed a three-month-long rally and now it's time for investors to turn selective, analysts said.
China's home price inflation may be steeper than official data suggest, with a near quadrupling of home sales in the capital last week after the government unveiled tax plans to curb speculation.