E-producers push China stock markets up


China stocks closed higher on Monday, with semiconductors and new-energy shares leading the gains, as investors cheered the central bank’s attempt to strike a balance between economic growth and risk controls.

The blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 0.5% at 4,912.40, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.6% to 3,582.08 points.

China’s central...