Chinese shares close higher on upbeat manufacturing data

Date : 2013-09-24  | From : Xinhua

Chinese shares closed higher on Monday after the HSBC Flash Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for September hit a six-month high.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index went up 1.33 percent, or 29.19 points, to finish at 2,221.04, and the Shenzhen Component Index rose 2.81 percent, or 238.54 points, to finish at 8,719.29.