China stocks close up sharply in late spike, but volumes still subdued

September 16, 2015 7:11 AM

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SHANGHAI, Sept 16 China stocks ended up sharply on Wednesday helped by a spike in the final minutes of trade, a frequent phenomenon in mainland markets generally interpreted as government intervention to push up values before the closing bell.

Onshore stock markets had slumped on Monday and Tuesday, raising fears that another slide could be underway.

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