SSEC -0.2%, CSI300 0.1%, HSI 0.7%
HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used -1.5%, Shanghai->HK daily quota used 2.5%
FTSE China A50 +0.4%
SHANGHAI, Sept 28 (Reuters) – China’s blue-chip index started the week on a positive note after latest data pointed to a continued recovery in the world’s second-largest economy from the coronavirus crisis.
** The CSI300 index .CSI300 rose 0.1% to 4,573.45 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index .SSEC lost 0.2% to 3,212.27.
** Profits at China’s industrial firms grew for the fourth straight month in August, buoyed in part by a rebound in commodities’ prices and equipment manufacturing, the statistics bureau said on Sunday.
** China’s recovery has been gaining momentum as pent-up demand, government stimulus and surprisingly resilient exports propel a rebound.
** Real estate firms led the gains, with the CSI300 real estate index .CSI000952 rising 1.7% by midday as worries