October 19, 2011 / 1:30 AM / 6 years ago

HK stocks to open up 1.8 pct, cyclicals lead gains

HONG KONG, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were set to open higher on Wednesday, with steel producer Citic Pacific Ltd leading percentage gains for sectors seen more sensitive to economic growth.

The Hang Seng Index was set to start up 1.79 percent at 18,400.33. The China Enterprises Index was poised to begin up 2.06 percent at 9,532.94. (Reporting by Clement Tan; Editing by Chris Lewis)

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