China shares higher at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 4.09%

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China shares higher at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 4.09%
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Investing.com – China equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Travel & Leisure , Software & Computer Services and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite added 4.09%, while the SZSE Component index added 4.89%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Shanghai Greencourt Investment Group Co Ltd B (SS: 900919 ), which rose 10.16% or 0.031 points to trade at 0.336 at the close. Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Co Ltd (SS: 600172 ) added 10.16% or 0.310 points to end at 3.360 and Baotou Huazi Industry Co Ltd (SS: 600191 ) was up 10.14% or 0.360 points to 3.910 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Fushun Special Steel Co Ltd (SS: 600399 ), which lost 5.08% or 0.130 points to trade at 2.430 in late trade. Kangmei Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS: 600518 ) declined 3.29% or 0.480 points to end at 14.090 and Danhua Chemical Technology Co Ltd A (SS: 600844 ) shed 2.81% or 0.110 points to 3.800.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Shenwan Hongyuan Group Co Ltd (SZ: 000166 ) which rose 10.08% to 4.37, Guosen Securities Co Ltd (SZ: 002736 ) which was up 10.07% to settle at 7.65 and Harbin Gloria Pharmaceuticals (SZ: 002437 ) which gained 10.07% to close at 2.95.

The worst performers were Fujian Guanfu Modern Household Wares Co Ltd (SZ: 002102 ) which was down 2.25% to 1.74 in late trade, Beijing Shouhang Resources Saving Co Ltd (SZ: 002665 ) which unchanged 0.00% to settle at 5.81 and COFCO Property Group Co Ltd (SZ: 000031 ) which was unchanged 0.00% to 4.70 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1460 to 5 on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The CBOE China Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was unchanged 0.00% to 28.71.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.09% or 1.10 to $1229.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.59% or 0.41 to hit $69.69 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.41% or 0.33 to trade at $80.11 a barrel.

USD/CNY was up 0.05% to 6.9334, while EUR/CNY rose 0.32% to 8.0055.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 95.23.

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