HONG KONG, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares posted their
best daily gain in more than two months on Wednesday, helped by
a sharp intra-day rebound in mainland markets, with China Mobile
providing the biggest boost to the Hang Seng Index.
The Hang Seng Index closed up 1.4 percent at
21,524.4, its best daily showing since Sept. 14. The China
Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong
Kong climbed 1.7 percent.
In the mainland, the CSI300 Index of the top
Shanghai and Shenzhen listings closed up 1.4 percent. The
Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.1 percent after touching
its lowest intra-day level since early 2009 in morning trade.
* Shares of China Mobile, the country's largest
mobile operator and a popular defensive play, jumped 2.3 percent
and was the top boost to the Hang Seng Index.
* Angang Steel soared 7.4 percent after saying it
will sell its 45 percent stake in Tianjin Angang Tiantie Cold
Rolled Sheets Co Ltd to the company's controlling stakeholder,
Anshan Iron and Steel Group for 1.18 billion yuan ($189
* China Resources Enterprises shed 2.1 percent
after posting at midday a smaller-than-expected 27 percent
increase in third-quarter net profit.