China’s stock market closed mixed on Friday, with shares in Shanghai outperforming stocks in Shenzhen.
At the close, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.21%, at 3,090.94 points, while the Shenzhen Component Index went 0.33% down to 10,748.9 points.
The ChiNext Index, which tracks China’s NASDAQ-style board for growth enterprises, lost 0.56% to 2,181 points.
Total traded amounts of the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses increased to 202 billion yuan and 304.1 billion yuan, respectively.
Most sectors lost in both markets, with shares in communication, and commercial retailing industries among the biggest losers.
At the end of trading, 869 counters rose, 1,795 shares declined, and the remaining 284 shares closed flat.