Shanghai bourse chairman denies plans may be delayed due to uncertain market conditions

The Shanghai Stock Exchange is making "sound progress" in its launch of a new board for strategic emerging

industries, the bourse's Chairman Gui Minjie said on Thursday.

Also a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, the country's top political advisory body, Gui made the comments in Beijing on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the CPPCC which opened on Thursday.