Hong Kong shares to open up 0.5 pct, HSBC climbs
HONG KONG |
HONG KONG Aug 17 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were poised to start higher on Friday, lifted by strength in financials with shares of HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe's largest bank, the biggest boost to the Hang Seng Index.
The Hang Seng Index was set to start up 0.5 percent at 20,057.3. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to start up 0.7 percent. (Reporting by Clement Tan; Editing by John Mair)
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