Chinese shares close lower Friday

15.04.2019

Chinese stocks closed lower Friday, with shares related to industrial hemp leading the losses.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.04 percent to close at 3,188.63. The Shenzhen Component Index was down 0.26 percent to stand at 10,132.34.

Combined trading volume on the two indexes decreased to 657.16 billion yuan (around 97.8...