China shares higher at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.37%

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China shares higher at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.37%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Real Estate Investments & Services , Media and Travel & Leisure sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite added 0.37%, while the SZSE Component index gained 0.79%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Ningxia Xinri Hengli Steel Wire Rope Co Ltd (SS: 600165 ), which rose 10.08% or 0.500 points to trade at 5.460 at the close. Shaanxi Broadcast & TV Network Intermediary Group Co Ltd (SS: 600831 ) added 10.03% or 0.670 points to end at 7.350 and Anhui Xinli Finance Co Ltd (SS: 600318 ) was up 10.03% or 0.720 points to 7.900 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Zhejiang Langdi Group Co Ltd (SS: 603726 ), which lost 10.00% or 2.520 points to trade at 22.680 in late trade. Jiangsu Kanion Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS: 600557 ) declined 6.00% or 0.680 points to end at 10.650 and Shanghai Zhongyida Co Ltd A (SS: 600610 ) shed 5.24% or 0.10 points to 1.81.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Shenzhen Hepalink Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SZ: 002399 ) which rose 7.78% to 22.43, Risesun Real Estate Development Co Ltd (SZ: 002146 ) which was up 7.27% to settle at 8.71 and Guangdong Advertising Co Ltd (SZ: 002400 ) which gained 7.17% to close at 3.14.

The worst performers were Jiangsu Jiujiujiu Technology Co Ltd (SZ: 002411 ) which was down 5.64% to 22.60 in late trade, Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary Co Ltd (SZ: 000917 ) which lost 4.78% to settle at 6.57 and Han'S Laser Tech A (SZ: 002008 ) which was down 3.38% to 31.49 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1022 to 358 and 93 ended unchanged on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The CBOE China Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was unchanged 0.00% to 27.11.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.29% or 3.65 to $1253.05 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $51.01 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 0.03% or 0.02 to trade at $59.95 a barrel.

USD/CNY was down 0.25% to 6.8954, while EUR/CNY fell 0.07% to 7.8411.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 97.047.

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