* Hang Seng index ends down 0.43%
China Enterprises index HSCE falls 1.21%
* SMIC shares slump nearly 23% after report of possible
Sept 7 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares fell on Monday as global
investors stepped back from sectors seen as over-valued, and as
the possible blacklisting of China's largest chipmaker by the
Trump administration weighed on tech names.
** At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down
105.80 points or 0.43% at 24,589.65. The Hang Seng China
Enterprises index fell 1.21% to 9,764.82. It was the
fourth straight day of losses for the Hang Seng index.
** Hong Kong shares of China's largest chipmaker, SMIC, tumbled
** The Trump administration is considering whether to add SMIC
to a trade blacklist, a Defense Department official told
Reuters, as the United States escalates its crackdown on Chinese
** The sub-index of the Hang Seng the IT sector dipped
3.22% as sentiment soured.
** The top gainer on the Hang Seng was AIA Group Ltd,
which gained 5.99%, while the biggest loser was WuXi Biologics
(Cayman) Inc, which fell 3.56%.
** China's main Shanghai Composite index closed down
1.87% at 3,292.59 points, while the blue-chip CSI300 index
ended down 2.11%.
** Around the region, MSCI's Asia ex-Japan stock index
was weaker by 1.48%, while Japan's Nikkei index
closed down 0.5%.
** The yuan was quoted at 6.8318 per U.S. dollar at
08:13 GMT, 0.17% firmer than the previous close of 6.8435.
** The top gainers among H-shares were China Petroleum &
Chemical Corp up 2.33%, followed by China Gas Holdings
Ltd, gaining 1.36% and China Vanke Co Ltd,
up by 0.82%.
** The three biggest H-shares percentage decliners were Meituan
Dianping, which was down 5.19%, ENN Energy Holdings
Ltd, which fell 3.48% and China Resources Beer
Holdings Co Ltd, down by 3.4%.
(Reporting by Andrew Galbraith; Editing by Hugh Lawson)