BUSINESS Chinese shares close higher Wednesday

BUSINESS

Chinese shares close higher Wednesday

Xinhua

16:03, June 30, 2021

BEIJING, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.50 percent, at 3,591.20 points.

An investor checks stock prices at a brokerage in Fuyang, Anhui province. (Photo: China Daily)

The Shenzhen Component Index closed 1.08 percent higher at 15,161.70 points.

The combined turnover of stocks covered by the two indices stood at 942.5 billion yuan (about $145.9 billion), down from 997.4 billion yuan the previous trading day.

Shares related to electronic information and ship-building led the gains, while those related to paper-making and environment protection saw losses.

The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 2.08 percent to close at 3,477.18 points Wednesday.

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