Chinese shares close mixed Wednesday
BEIJING, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed mixed Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.27 percent to end the day at 3,104.44 points.
The smaller Shenzhen Component Index closed 0.16 percent lower at 10,030.11 points. The ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, ended 0.42 percent higher to close at 1,822.64 points.[ Editor: Xueying ]