Shanghai: Stocks close slightly lower

[SHANGHAI] Shares in mainland Chinese markets finished with losses Thursday, in line with a broad sell-off across Asia, as traders track rising virus cases around the world that are forcing some governments to reimpose lockdown measures.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.07 per cent or 2.42 points to 3,588.78, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange sank 0.97 per cent or 23.99 points to 2,442.26.

Hong Kong was closed for a public holiday.

AFP

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