* Hang Seng index ends 0.24% lower
* China Enterprises index falls 0.41%
* HSI financial sector sub-index flat; property index down 0.2%
HONG KONG, May 27 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks eased on Monday, as investors stayed on the sidelines awaiting hints of further policy support to offset impacts of U.S.-China trade war and cooling domestic demand, amid worries about the economy. ** At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 65.84 points, or 0.24%, at 27,288.09. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 0.41% to 10,402.76. ** The biggest loser on the Hang Seng was Want Want China Holdings Ltd, which fell 2.41%, while the top gainer was Sino Biopharmaceutical Ltd, rising 6.93%.
** The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares dipped 0.6%, while the IT sector dipped 0.16%, the financial sector ended 0.04% lower and the property sector dipped 0.21%.
** China’s main Shanghai Composite index closed up 1.38% at 2,892.38, while the blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 1.2%. ** Around the region, MSCI’s Asia ex-Japan stock index was firmer by 0.08%, while Japan’s Nikkei index closed up 0.31%. ** The yuan was quoted at 6.8956 per U.S. dollar at 08:12 GMT, 0.07% firmer than the previous close of 6.9005. ** The top gainers among H-shares were China Tower Corp Ltd up 4.17%, followed by Huaneng Power International Inc , gaining 4.12% and CGN Power Co Ltd, up by 3.4%. ** The three biggest H-shares percentage decliners were Hengan International Group Company Ltd, which was down 1.73%, PICC Property and Casualty Co Ltd, which fell 1.6% and China Telecom Corp Ltd, down by 1.5%. ** About 1.30 billion Hang Seng index shares were traded, roughly 72.9% of the market’s 30-day moving average of 1.79 billion shares a day. The volume traded in the previous trading session was 1.73 billion. ** At close, China’s A-shares were trading at a premium of 26.91% over Hong Kong-listed H-shares. (Reporting by Donny Kwok; Editing by Rashmi Aich)
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