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Chinese shares close lower Tuesday

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

BEIJING, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 1.41 percent, at 3,066.8 points.
The Shenzhen Component Index closed 2.13 percent lower at 10,395.16 points. The ChiNext Index, which tracks China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, lost 2.99 percent to close at 1,783.74 points.
(This article is generated by Xinhua News Robot.)