(Yicai Global) May 8 -- Chinese mainland stock markets gave back some of their earlier gains in the afternoon but managed to close in positive territory with home appliance makers as the biggest winners, rising nearly 4 percent.
The Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.83 percent to 2,895.34. The Shenzhen Component Index rose 1.27 percent to 11,001.58. The ChiNext Price Index, which tracks growth enterprises listed in Shenzhen, advanced 0.87 percent to 2,125.24.
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