Mon, September 08, 2008
Business > Markets

Chinese shares close down 2.68 percent

2008-09-08 08:04:39 GMT2008-09-08 16:04:39 (Beijing Time) SINA.com

Chinese share prices closed down 2.68 percent on Monday as investors shrugged off government plans to allow shareholders of listed companies to issue exchangeable bonds, dealers said.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index, which covers both A and B shares, was down 59.03 points at 2,143.42 on turnover of 27.7 billion yuan (4.1 billion dollars).

The Shanghai A-share index fell 61.82 points, or 2.67 percent, to close at 2,249.82 on turnover of 27.5 billion yuan, while the Shenzhen A-share index fell 26.22 points, or 4.12 percent, to 610.46 on turnover of 12.3 billion yuan.

(Agencies)

Add Your Comments:

Your Name:
Your Country:
Comment:
(English Only)
 
Please read our Terms of Service. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten others; have obscene or otherwise objectionable content; have spam, commercial or advertising content or links may be removed.

SPECIAL COVERAGE

MOST VIEWED

LATEST VIDEO

PICTURE GALLERY