ChiNext Index closes higher Friday

BEIJING, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) — The ChiNext Index, China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 0.18 percent to close at 1,836.01 points Friday.

The ChiNext Index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, reflects the performance of stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.