Budget 2020

China blue-chips end higher as profits at industrial firms grow

SHANGHAI: China’s blue-chip index inched up on Monday, as industrial firms posted profit growth for a fourth straight month in August, pointing to a continued recovery in the world’s second-largest economy from the coronavirus crisis. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.3%, to 4,581.91, while the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.1% to 3,217.53. Profits at China’s […]