Hong Kong shares to start up 0.3 pct, China Unicom climbs

HONG KONG, March 8 Fri Mar 8, 2013 1:24am GMT

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HONG KONG, March 8 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares are set to start higher on Friday, with China Unicom topping percentage gains among Hang Seng Index components with a 2.4 percent rise.

The Hang Seng Index was set to open up 0.3 percent at 22,839.3. The China Enterprises Index of the leading Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to start up 0.6 percent.

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