Nuclear concerns drag down stocks on the mainland
Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell on Thursday, dragging down the benchmark index for the second time in three days, on concern Japan's nuclear crisis will cripple the world's third-largest economy.
China's yuan strengthens 22 basis points to 6.5668 per US dollar
The Chinese currency, or the yuan, on Friday strengthened 22 basis points against the US dollar from Thursday.
Regulator approves lead futures contracts
The Chinese securities regulator said on Thursday that it had approved lead futures contracts designed by the Shanghai Futures Exchange.
China stock index futures close down
China's stock index futures closed down Thursday with the contract for March, the most actively traded, down 1.1 percent from the previous trading day to 3,207.6.
ChiNext Index closes lower
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, lost 23.84 points, or 2.16 percent, to 1,078.37 Thursday.
China stocks close lower Thursday
Chinese shares closed lower Thursday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 33.51 points, or 1.14 percent, to 2,897.30.
China to sell 30b yuan of book-entry T-bonds
China's Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Wednesday it will sell 30 billion yuan ($4.5 billion) worth of book-entry treasury bonds this week.
China's yuan strengthens 28 basis points to 6.569 per US dollar
The Chinese currency, or the yuan, on Thursday strengthened 28 basis points against the US dollar from Wednesday.
Mainland stocks buck downswing
Stocks on the Chinese mainland rebounded on Wednesday from a three-week low after an indicator of the nation's economic outlook advanced and investors speculated that recent declines spurred by Japan's biggest earthquake on record were excessive.
Hong Kong stocks close up 0.10%
Hong Kong stocks added 22.63 points, or 0.10 percent, to close at 22,700.88 on Wednesday.
ChiNext Index closes higher
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, rose 7.26 points, or 0.66 percent, to 1,102.22 Wednesday.
China stock index futures close up
China's stock index futures closed higher Wednesday with the contract for March, the most actively traded, up 1.46 percent from the previous trading day to 3,242.8.