Shanghai stock indices close lower -- April 8

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 2,211.59 points on Monday, down 13.70 points, or 0.62 percent, from the previous close.

A Share Index: 2,314.73 points, down 14.26 points, or 0.61 percent; B Share Index: 260.79 points, down 3.32 points, or 1.26 percent; Total Turnover: 73.67 billion yuan (11.74 billion U.S. dollars).