Chinese shares lower at midday Friday


An investor tracks stock prices at a securities company in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, on Jan 2, 2020. (File photo: Sipa)

BEIJING, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- China's major stock indices ended lower in the morning session Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ending 0.59 percent lower at 2,849.51 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index lost 0.87 percent to end at 10,508.69 at midday.