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China stocks open lower Thursday

Xinhua, March 5, 2015 Adjust font size:

Chinese stocks opened lower on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.47 percent, or 15.45 points, to open at 3,264.09.

The Shenzhen Component Index opened at 11,597.49, down 0.49 percent, or 57.59 points.

The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.29 percent or 5.88 points higher at 2,015.7 points. Endi