HONG KONG Nov 26 Hong Kong shares posted their
first loss in four days on Monday, weighed down by sluggish
mainland Chinese markets as investors took profits on last
The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.2 percent at
21,861.8 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top
Chinese listings in Hong Kong shed 0.4 percent.
On the mainland, the CSI300 Index of the top
Shanghai and Shenzhen listings slipped 0.8 percent, while the
Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.5 percent. Both slipped
from near one-week highs set on Friday.
* Shares of Chinese telcos eased on Monday after
outperforming last week. China Mobile slipped 0.5
percent and was among the top drags on the Hang Seng Index after
jumping 3.7 percent last week.
* Chinese automaker Dongfeng Group soared 8.3
percent in heavy volumes to its highest level since August.
Local media reported French carmaker Renault SA RENA.PA is
planning to launch a joint venture to build cars in China with
the country's second-largest automaker.