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Major stock market indices worldwide

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

BEIJING, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Friday.
The Shanghai Composite Index opened at 2,574.04 points, down 9.42 points, or 0.36 percent.
The Shenzhen Component Index opened at 7,484.86 points, down 39.23 points, or 0.52 percent.
The Hang Seng Index opened at 25,401.41 points, up 135.04 points, or 0.53 percent.
The S&P/ASX 200 index opened at 5,884.30 points, up 0.50 points, or 0.01 percent.
The 225-issue Nik ...