HONG KONG Jan 15 Hong Kong shares are set to
start slightly lower on Tuesday, with the market taking a
breather after its recent strong showing with property stocks
taking the lead.
The Hang Seng Index was set to open down 0.11 percent
at 23,388.47. The China Enterprises Index of the top
Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to open 0.19 percent
Shares of China Taiping Insurance Holdings Co Ltd
rose 4.6 percent after the China's fifth-biggest mainland
insurer by market capitalisation said it was considering
acquiring an additional 25 percent stake in Taiping Life
Insurance from its parent company.