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China: Stocks rise at market open

China's benchmark Shanghai stock index slumped more than five percent on Tuesday afternoon after failing to hold above the key 4,000 point level amid lingering worries over the economy, dealers said.

[SHANGHAI] China's major stock indexes opened up on Friday with the CSI300 index rising 0.9 per cent to 3,866.43 points at 1:27 GMT, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.9 percent to 3,692.61 points.

China CSI300 stock index futures for August rose 1.9 per cent, to 3,827, 39.43 points below the current level of the underlying index.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index in was down 0.2 per cent, to 24,327.56 points.