Hong Kong stocks dip, China shares flat; China economic data in focus
* SSEC 0.1 pct, CSI300 0.0 pct, HSI -0.4 pct
* China economic data in focus this week - trader
* China economy likely grew 6.7 pct in Q3 - Reuters poll
SHANGHAI, Oct 17 Hong Kong shares edged lower while Chinese stocks were largely flat on Monday as investors curbed their risk appetite ahead of a slew of China data this week that will paint a clearer picture of the world's second largest economy.
But there are no signs of panic selling despite continued weakness in the yuan, which some traders attribute mainly to the prospects of a U.S. rate hike in December, rather than rapid deterioration... read more
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