Shanghai shares end week down

11:55, 28 August 2015
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Chinese shares ended the week almost 8% lower after the trading started on Monday with shock losses and spread fear to global markets, according to the BBC.

REUTERS

On Friday, the mainland's benchmark Shanghai Composite closed up 4.8% at 3,232 points, the BBC has reported.

China's second bourse, the Shenzhen Composite, closed up 5.4% to 1,846 points, but ended the week 9.4% lower.

Other stock markets in Asia also continued their rebound, helped by a strong finish for U.S. shares.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 closed up 3% at 19,136 points, while the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was 0.6% higher in late trading.

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