Chinese stock-index futures were little changed as investors weighed the prospect of more policy easing after monetary data missed economists’ estimates.

CSI 300 Index futures for May increased 0.1 percent to 4,680.60 at 9:18 a.m. in Shanghai. Property developers may be active after China’s new home sales jumped 16 percent last month. Tencent Holdings Ltd. may advance in Hong Kong after reporting a record profit in the first quarter.

The CSI 300 Index slid 0.6 percent. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng China Enterprises Index fell 0.8 percent, while the Hang Seng Index lost 0.6 percent. The ChiNext index of smaller companies declined 1.8 percent from a record on Tuesday. The Bloomberg China-US Equity Index increased 0.2 percent on Wednesday.

Source : Bloomberg