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.


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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