Chinese shares close higher Thursday

BEIJING, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed higher Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 1.15 percent, at 3,085.2 points.
The Shenzhen Component Index closed 1.99 percent higher at 10,638.82 points.


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The ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 1.93 percent to close at 1,832.74 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.