Dec 20 (Reuters) - Chinese shares listed in Hong Kong
suffered their worst week in nearly two months, with investors
taking profits on recent outperformers amid renewed fears of a
cash crunch in China.
The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese
listings finished down 1.4 percent on Friday and off 3.6 percent
on the week, its worst one since the period ended Oct. 25.
The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.3 percent at
22,888.75 points and down 1.9 percent for the week.
Both indexes closed at their lowest since Nov. 14.
China's benchmark money market rate climbed to a six-month
high on Friday despite attempts by the central bank to calm
sentiment. The rise sparked renewed concerns on tight liquidity
before the resumption of new share offerings next