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Hong Kong stocks fall, China property developers lead slide

* Hang Seng index falls 1.24 pct China Enterprises index HSCE slides 1.56 pct HSI financial sector eases 1.1 pct; property down 1.9 pct

HONG KONG, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's main Hang Seng index fell on Monday led by a fall in Chinese property stocks in the local market. Chinese stock markets are on holiday, while China's H-shares index also slid. ** By lunch break, the Hang Seng index was down 350.50 points or 1.25 percent at 27,603.08. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 1.56 percent to 10,852.57. ** Participants kept to the sidelines awaiting the next move in the escalating trade fight as China added $60 billion of U.S. products to its import tariff list, retaliating against U.S. duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods that come into effect on Monday ** The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares dipped 0.7 percent, while the IT sector dipped 1.5 percent, the financial sector was 1.1 percent lower and the property sector dipped 1.9 percent. ** The top gainer on Hang Seng was CNOOC Ltd, up 0.7 percent, while the biggest loser was Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd, which was down 5.8 percent. ** Country Garden led the slide in Hong Kong-listed Chinese property developers after six provinces have been told to reconsider the property pre-sale system ** The top gainers among H-shares were Guangdong Investment Ltd up 0.7 percent, followed by CNOOC Ltd, gaining 0.7 percent ** The three biggest H-shares percentage decliners were Great Wall Motor Co Ltd, which was down 4.9 percent, Air China Ltd, which slid 4.5 percent, Anhui Conch Cement , which fell 4.2 percent (Reporting by Donny Kwok; Editing by Sunil Nair)