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China: Stocks close down as manufacturing, energy shares weigh
[SHANGHAI] China stocks closed down on Friday as manufacturing and energy shares weighed on the indexes.
The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 1.3 per cent, to 3,746.24, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.4 per cent, to 3,580.84 points.
The CSI300 energy subindex was down sharply by 2.4 per cent, hit by sliding oil prices.
Total turnover of A shares traded in Shanghai was 34.4 billion lots, while Shenzhen volume was 36.2 billion lots.