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Shanghai stocks close up 2.26pc

Shanghai stocks close up 2.26pcSHANGHAI: Shanghai stocks closed up 2.26 percent on Friday ahead of the release of economic data over the weekend, on hopes for more government measures to boost the market, dealers said.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 82.66 points to 3,744.20 on turnover of 445.5 billion yuan ($ 72.8 billion). The index added 2.20 percent over the week.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, rose 3.00 percent, or 63.50 points, to 2,177.15 on turnover of 448.8 billion yuan. It gained 3.15 percent for the week.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015

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