Chinese Stocks End Higher, Led by Shanghai's Large Caps
Tang Shihua
/SOURCE : yicai

(Yicai Global) Aug. 23 --   China's mainland shares were trading within a wide range through the  day, still closing higher, and the best-performing ones were Shanghai's  large caps.

The Shanghai Composite  Index rose 0.49 percent to 2,897.43 by the close. The Shenzhen   Component Index gained 0.13 percent to 9,362.55. The ChiNext Price  Index, which tracks growth enterprises listed in Shenzhen, inched up  0.13 percent to 1,615.56.

Most of the stocks on the  once red-hot Star Market closed lower. The 28 shares climbed 171 percent  on average in the first month since the Nasdaq-style tech board started  trading, according to the Shanghai Stock Exchange. 

Editor: Emmi Laine 

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Keywords: Stock Market , Shanghai Composite Index , Shenzhen Component Index , ChiNext Price Index