Chinese stocks closed lower on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.22 percent at 2,635.63 points.
The Shenzhen Component Index closed 0.7 percent lower at 7,698.02 points.
The ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, lost 1.20 percent to close at 1,329.59 points 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. Enditem