China's Stock Markets Get Off to Mixed Start as Computer Sector Leads
Liao Shumin
DATE:  Jan 16 2019
/ SOURCE:  yicai

(Yicai Global) Jan. 16 - China's stock markets opened somewhat jumbled as the computer applications sector outstripped the other gainers, starting out more than 2 percent higher.

The Shanghai Composite Index began the day 0.05 percent down at 2,569.07 points. The Shenzhen Component Index set off from 7,545.35 points, 0.03 percent lower than yesterday's close. 

The ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises,  opened 0.07 percent higher at 1,267.14 points.

The ChiNext Index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, are major indices reflecting the performance of stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. 

Editor: Ben Armour

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