China stocks steady amid COVID outbreaks, property woes


China stocks closed almost flat on Friday, as COVID-19 flare-ups and property-sector risks raised worries about growth prospects in the world's second-largest economy.

The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.1% to 4,238.23, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.1% to 3,269.97.

The Hang Seng index rose 0.2% to 20,609.14, while the China Enterprises...