Chinese shares close lower Friday


Chinese stocks closed lower on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 2.16 percent, at 3,001.56 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index closed 2.14 percent lower at 10,809.88 points.

The combined turnover of stocks covered by the two indices stood at 759.8 billion yuan (about 114.5 billion U.S. dollar), down from 901...