Hong Kong - Hong Kong shares inched higher on Friday with Chinese automakers strong after positive January sales data, but they still posted their worst week since November ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.2 percent on the day but down 2.1 percent on the week at 23,215.16. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong shed 0.3 percent on the day and 4.6 percent this week.
In the mainland, the CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings ended up 0.4 percent on the day and 1 percent on the week. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6 percent on Friday and 0.6 percent this week.