Hong Kong shares up for day, down for week; China PMI in focus
HONG KONG Aug 30 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were largely flat on Friday, with many investors staying on the sidelines awaiting a report on the health of Chinese manufacturing.
On Friday, the Hang Seng Index ended up 0.1 percent at 21,731.37, while the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.3 percent.
The HSI was down 0.6 percent for the week and off 0.7 percent for the month. The HSCE shed 1.1 percent this week, and was up 1.7 percent during August.
China's official manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) for August, the latest indicator of manufacturing activity in the mainland, is due on Sunday.
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