Chinese shares higher at midday Friday

BEIJING, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- China's major stock indices ended higher in the morning session Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.23 percent to 2,897.59 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index went up 0.48 percent to end at 9,443.54 points at midday.


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The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, went up 0.32 percent to 1,626.12 points in the morning session Friday.

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.