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China: Stocks fall at market open

Shanghai stocks closed up 1.23 per cent on Wednesday, erasing a more than five percent plunge in morning trade, on expectations of fresh government support for the market, dealers said.

[SHANGHAI] China's major stock indexes opened down on Wednesday.

The CSI300 index fell 0.3 percent to 3,937.62 points at 1.29 GMT, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 per cent to 3,745.65 points.

China CSI300 stock index futures for August fell 0.1 per cent, to 3,833.8, - 103.82 points below the current value of the underlying index.

The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was up 0.3 per cent, to 24,466.30 points.


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