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China shares down slightly in morning trade

Published on May 16, 2014 10:15 AM

SHANGHAI (AFP) - Chinese shares were down slightly in morning trade Friday tracking overnight losses on Wall Street and hurt by worries over the domestic economy, dealers said.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.13 per cent, or 2.58 points, to 2,022.39.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.20 per cent, or 2.09 points, to 1,020.42.