Chinese shares close mixed

Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Chinese stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.38 percent, to 2,739.25 points.

The smaller Shenzhen index edged up 0.29 percent to close at 9,638.87 points, Xinhua reported.
The ChiNext Index, which tracks China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 0.73 percent to close at 2,090.51 points.