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ChiNext Index opens lower Tuesday

Xinhua,January 16, 2018 Adjust font size:

BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.18 percent lower at 1,729.56 points Tuesday.

The ChiNext Index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, are major indices reflecting the performance of stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

The ChiNext Board, which started trading on Oct. 30, 2009, mainly lists hi-tech companies and those with high growth potential. Enditem