The Shanghai Composite Index finished up 2.1
percent at 2,052.9 points, its highest close since April 24.
The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings
ended at 2,180.1.
China pledged on Friday to push ahead with a broad range of
capital market reforms as it seeks to encourage more efficient
capital allocation, increase foreign investment and improve
transparency of its markets.
Several coal shares jumped by their 10 percent daily limit,
including Beijing Haohua Energy Resource Co <601101.SS>, Yang
Quan Coal Industry (Group) Co <600348.SS> and Shanxi Coal
Industry Company Limited <601225.SS>.
Nickel companies rose sharply after the nickel futures index
jumped to its highest since February 2012 on supply concerns.
Investors and consumers are buying the metal on prospects of a
worsening supply shortfall later in the year.
(Reporting by Chen Yixin and Grace Li; Editing by Jacqueline
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