China’s shares open higher on Wall Street surge

November 5th, 2008 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Nov 5 (Xinhua) China’s share prices opened 0.56 percent higher Wednesday, echoing the largest overnight Wall Street rally on a US presidential election day since 1984. The Shanghai Composite Index opened at 1,716.22 points, up 0.56 percent, or 9.52 points from the previous closing.

The smaller Shenzhen Component Index opened at 5,721.52 points, up 0.93 percent, or 52.71 points.

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