(Yicai Global) July 17 -- China's mainland stock markets were mixed in morning trade, with growth stocks attracting relatively high amount of interest among buyers.
The ChiNext Price Index, which tracks growth enterprises in Shenzhen, advanced 1 percent to 1,560.40 points by lunch break. The Shenzhen Component Index rose 0.6 percent to 9,336.91 points. The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.1 percent to 2,936.04 points.
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