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China shares down in morning trade

Chinese shares fell at the open on Friday, following a mixed performance in US markets and continued worries over the weak domestic economy, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.63 percent, or 13.17 points, to 2,085.72. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.44 percent, or 4.75 points, to 1,081.48. bxs/mtp

China shares down in morning trade

Chinese shares eased in early trade Tuesday ahead of the release of first-quarter economic growth data later in the week, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.50 percent, or 10.60 points, to 2,120.94. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.21 percent, or 2.25 points, to 1,092.16. awt/cdh/dan

China shares mixed in morning trade

Shares in Shanghai dipped in early trade on lingering concerns about the Chinese economy Monday as investors await the release first-quarter growth data later in the week. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.10 percent, or 2.06 points, to 2,128.48. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.14 percent, or 1.51 points, to 1,089.61. awt/kgo/dan

China shares flat in morning trade

Chinese shares were flat in morning trade on Monday ahead of the release of March manufacturing data later in the week, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.06 percent, or 1.30 points, to 2,040.41. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.15 percent, or 1.60 points, to 1,042.54. awt/bxs/dan

China shares down in morning trade

Chinese shares were down slightly in morning trade Thursday, tracking overnight losses in US stocks, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.11 percent, or 2.30 points, to 2,019.43. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged down 0.04 percent, or 0.44 points, to 1,094.00. awt/slb/st

China shares up in morning trade

Chinese shares were higher in morning trade Monday on expectations that the government's plans for greater urbanisation would boost the economy, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.14 percent, or 2.83 points, to 2,007.17. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.13 percent, or 1.43 points, to 1,075.62. awt/bxs/jw

China shares down in morning trade

Chinese shares were lower in morning trade Friday on losses in US stocks overnight, following dismal Chinese economic data, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.74 percent, or 14.88 points, to 2,004.23. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.47 percent, or 5.06 points, to 1,073.29. awt/bxs/mtp

Shanghai Exchange gets approval for trading platform in free-trade zone

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Shanghai Stock Exchange has secured approvals from regulators to set up an international trading center in the free-trade zone, the chairman of the bourse said on Saturday. The move could pave the way for more foreign investors to tap the world's fourth-largest stock market by capitalization and also for foreign companies to issue shares in the world's second-largest economy.

China shares lower in morning trade

Chinese shares were down in morning trade Tuesday, tracking overnight losses on Wall Street from tensions between Ukraine and Russia, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.64 percent, or 13.27 points, to 2,061.97. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.77 percent, or 8.54 points, to 1,100.87. awt/bxs/mtp

China shares down in morning trade

Chinese shares were lower in morning trade Friday as investors took profits in heavyweight oil stocks, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.14 percent, or 2.78 points, to 2,044.57. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.56 percent, or 6.08 points, to 1,069.40. awt/slb/mtp
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