Shanghai, China - Peoples Republic of
CHINESE INVESTORS MONITOR PRICES AT A SHANGHAI SECURITIES EXCHANGE.
Chinese investors monitor prices at a Shanghai securities exchange July 12,
2001. WTO-related plays led China's hard currency B-shares higher on
Thursday as the market shrugged off concerns a massive 11.82 billion yuan
($1.43 billion) A share offering by Sinopec Corp, China's second biggest oil
firm, would sap liquidity. The Shanghai B share index edged up 0.76 percent
to end at 209.585 points.