China blue-chips gain on trade talk plan; Shanghai lower

  • Markets
  • Friday, 14 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI: China’s blue-chip index closed higher on Friday, following its peers in the region, on prospects of a new round of trade talks between China and the U.S., but mixed economic data weighed on the Shanghai Composite index.

The Shanghai Composite index ended down 0.2 percent at 2,681.64 points. The index is down 0.8 percent for the week, its third consecutive weekly fall.

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