China stocks end the week with fresh vigour at 2-1/2-month high
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* Mainland indexes surge to 2-1/2-month high
* CSI300 index posts best weekly gain since early June
* Investors raise bets in stocks
* Start-up board ChiNext surges 3.7 pct
By Ruby Lian and Nathaniel Taplin
SHANGHAI, Nov 6 (Reuters) - China's stocks surged for the third consecutive session on Friday, as investors continued bets on blue chip companies, boosting the main indexes to 2-1/2-month highs this week.
The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 2.4 percent, to 3,793.37, and ended the week up 7.3 percent, its best weekly gain since early June.
The Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.9 percent, to 3,590.03 points and advanced 6.1 percent for the week. Continuación...