China��s stock-index futures fell before tomorrow��s economic data including industrial production and retail sales.
Futures on the CSI 300 Index expiring in June, the most active contract, lost 0.2 percent to 2,148.20 as of 9:22 a.m. local time. Wuhu Port Storage & Transportation Co. may move among port operators after the government pledged to spend more on developing the Yangtze River region.
The Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.1 percent to 2,054.95 yesterday. The CSI 300 Index declined less than 0.1 percent to 2,160.77. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index fell 0.1 percent. The Bloomberg China-US Equity Index, the measure of the most-traded U.S.-listed Chinese companies, retreated 0.2 percent in New York.
The Shanghai Composite has dropped 2.9 percent this year on concern the slowing economy will hurt earnings and new share offerings will divert funds.
The nation��s statistics bureau is due to release May data on industrial production, retail sales and investment on June 13. Factory output probably expanded 8.8 percent, compared with 8.7 percent growth in April, according to the median estimate in a Bloomberg survey.
Source : Bloomberg