* Hang Seng index ends down 0.13%
* China Enterprises index HSCE falls 0.25%
* Trading volume soft ahead of U.S. Fed symposium
Aug 25 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares slipped on Wednesday
after two sessions of strong gains, but trading activity was
muted ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve symposium on Friday.
** At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down
33.97 points or 0.13% at 25,693.95, after climbing more than
3.5% in the previous two sessions. The Hang Seng China
Enterprises index fell 0.25% to 9,076.03.
** The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares
rose 1.2%, while the IT sector rose 0.21%,
the financial sector ended 0.19% lower and the property
sector dipped 0.06%.
** About 1.56 billion Hang Seng index shares were traded,
roughly 73.2% of the market's 30-day moving average of 2.13
billion shares a day. The volume traded in the previous trading
session was 2.05 billion.
** The top gainer on the Hang Seng was Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd
, which gained 6.42%, while the biggest loser was ANTA
Sports Products Ltd, which fell 6.83%.
** ANTA was also the biggest H-share percentage decliner,
followed by Kuaishou Technology, which fell 3.55% and
Nongfu Spring Co Ltd, down by 2.96%.
** The top gainers among H-shares were JD.Com Inc up
5%, followed by Shimao Group Holdings Ltd, gaining
3.52% and CITIC Ltd, up by 3.37%.
** China's main Shanghai Composite index closed up 0.74%
at 3,540.38 points, while the blue-chip CSI300 index
ended up 0.2%.
** Around the region, MSCI's Asia ex-Japan stock index
was firmer by 0.33%, while Japan's Nikkei index
closed down 0.03%.
** The yuan was quoted at 6.4764 per U.S. dollar at
08:07 UTC, 0.09% weaker than the previous close of 6.4705.
(Reporting by the Shanghai Newsroom; Editing by Rashmi Aich)