Shanghai Stocks Boosted By Growth Data 17 April 2019

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Shanghai stocks boosted by growth data 17 April 2019

Mainland Chinese shares ended higher Wednesday after data showed the world's number two economy grew much more than expected in the first three months of the year

Hong Kong, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2019 ) :Mainland Chinese shares ended higher Wednesday after data showed the world's number two economy grew much more than expected in the first three months of the year.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.

29 percent, or 9.52 points, to 3,263.12 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.72 percent, or 12.69 points, to 1,772.71.

But Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was slightly lower, dipping 5.19 points to 31,124.68.

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