HONG KONG, July 2 China shares finished at
two-week highs on Wednesday after rises by shares of big banks
helped erase morning losses.
The Shanghai Composite Index, in a third straight
daily gain, ended up 0.4 percent at 2,059.42 points, its highest
close since June 17.
The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen
A-share listings inched up 0.3 percent to its highest close
since June 16.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China gained
0.6 percent and Bank of China 0.8 percent, the
biggest boosts in Shanghai.
Beaten-down coal stocks also outperformed, with Shanxi Coal
International Energy Group jumping the maximum
allowed 10 percent and Yanzhou Coal Mining up 2.2
(Reporting by Grace Li; Editing by Richard Borsuk)