January 11, 2013 (Chinavestor) Chinese stocks took a breather on Friday after a stellar start for 201.. The Hang Seng Index (INDEXHANGSENG:.HSI) shed 90.2 points or 0.4% while the Shanghai Composite Index (SHA:000001) fell 40.7 points or 1.8%. The decline was universal in Shanghai where stocks that fell outnumbered ten to one those that advanced. The negative sentiment is attributed in a surprise pick up in inflation. The gauge surged to seven month high as a record cold winter pushed up food prices.