Chinese shares close higher Friday

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-08 16:29:11|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed higher on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.67 percent, at 3,592.17 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index closed 0.73 percent higher at 14,414.16 points.

The combined turnover of stocks covered by the two indices stood at about 1.1 trillion yuan (about 170.3 billion U.S. dollars), up from 950.4 billion yuan on the previous trading day.

Stocks related to agriculture, oil and gas extraction and air transport posted strong performances, while those related to coal and electricity were among the losers.

The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, lost 0.04 percent to close at 3,243.2 points Friday. Enditem

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