Bulls take hold of China stock markets


China stocks rose on Friday, led by information technology companies, as a U.S. legislation to compete with Chinese chipmakers stoked expectations of more domestic support. 

The CSI300 index rose 0.4%, to 4,117.85 points, at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite index gained 0.3%, to 3,198.11 points.

The Hang...