Fri, March 09, 2012
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Chinese shares close up Friday

2012-03-09 07:59:11 GMT2012-03-09 15:59:11(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

 BEIJING, March 9 (Xinhua) -- The Hushen 300 Index reflecting the performance of China's Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges closed at 2,664.3 points on Friday, up 28.51 points, or 1.08 percent, from the previous close.

About one fifth of the total stocks listed on the two markets are chosen as samples of the Hushen 300 Index, accounting for 60 percent of the market value in China's stock market.

The ChiNext Index, tracking China's Nasdaq-style board of growth enterprises, rose 15.99 points, or 2.1 percent, to close at 777.69 points on Friday.

The index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, makes up the three core indices reflecting the performance of China's stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

The ChiNext Board, which started trading on Oct. 30, 2009, mainly lists high-tech companies and those with high growth potential.

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