ChiNext Index closes higher at midday Thursday

Xinhua News Agency | May 16, 2019 at 3:52 AM

BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, went up 0.02 percent to 1,529.04 points in the morning session Thursday.

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 high-tech companies and those with high growth potential.