Hong Kong shares to open up 0.7 pct, Cathay Pacific jumps

Source : REUTERS
Last Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 01:30 hrs

HONG KONG, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were set to start higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Hang Seng Index buoyed by a 2.1 percent jump for airliner Cathay Pacific Airways as oil prices fell from a one-month high.

The Hang Seng Index was set to open up 0.7 percent at 21,367.6. The China Enterprises Index was indicated to start up 0.9 percent.

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