ChiNext Index closes lower -- March 8
Updated: 2013-03-08 16:18
BEIJING -- The ChiNext Index, tracking China's Nasdaq-style board of growth enterprises, moved down 1.44 percent, or 12.64 points, to close at 864.70 points on Friday.
The index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, makes up the three core indices reflecting the performance of China's stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
The ChiNext Board, which started trading on Oct 30, 2009, mainly lists high-tech companies and those with high growth potential.