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China: Shares mixed in morning trade

[SHANGHAI] Chinese shares were mixed on Tuesday morning, after data showed inflation rebounded in February from a more-than-five-year low the previous month, dealers said.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.45 per cent, or 14.73 points, to 3,287.68.

But the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.35 percent, or 5.90 points, to 1,677.97.

China's consumer price inflation jumped to 1.4 per cent in February, the government said, compared with 0.8 per cent in January.