BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.93 percent to end at 2,794.55 points.
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The Shenzhen Component Index closed 1.19 percent higher at 8,919.28 points.
The ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 1.51 percent to close at 1,522.97 points Thursday.
The ChiNext Index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, reflects the performance of stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.