China's stocks close lower Wednesday

Updated: 2010-12-15 16:26
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BEIJING - Chinese shares fell Wednesday after a three-day winning streak with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closing down 0.54 percent, or 15.66 points, to end at 2,911.41 points.

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The Shenzhen Component Index declined 0.75 percent, or 97.25 points, to end at 12,829.36.

Total turnover fell to 274.41 billion yuan ($41.22 billion), down from 284.51 billion yuan the previous trading day.

Losers outnumbered winners 566 to 321 in Shanghai and 794 to 395 in Shenzhen.