Mar 26: The State Council, China's Cabinet, issued a circular backing Shanghai's ambition to turn itself into a global financial and shipping center by 2020. More detailed preferential treatments will be introduced later.
Mar 25: The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission cleared Chinalco's $19.5 billion investment in Rio Tinto on ground the deal was not likely to send iron ore prices below competitive levels. But it is still pending approval from Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board.
Data last updated at 3pm Friday March 27 China Time
Shanghai Composite Index: 2,374 +0.54%
Shenzhen Component Index: 8,994 +0.11%