China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.17%

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China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.17%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Telecoms , Mobile and Travel & Leisure sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite lost 0.17%, while the SZSE Component index declined 0.12%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Hunan Baili Engineering Sci & Tech Co Ltd (SS: 603959 ), which rose 9.98% or 1.620 points to trade at 17.860 at the close. Sanjiang Shopping Club Co Ltd (SS: 601116 ) added 9.97% or 1.410 points to end at 15.550 and Zhejiang Jiahua Energy Chemical Industry Co Ltd (SS: 600273 ) was up 9.72% or 0.800 points to 9.030 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Zhonglu Co Ltd A (SS: 600818 ), which lost 7.56% or 0.990 points to trade at 12.100 in late trade. Zhangjiagang Freetrade Science and Technology Co Ltd (SS: 600794 ) declined 6.98% or 0.210 points to end at 2.800 and Jiangsu Jingshen Salt & Chemical Industry Co Ltd (SS: 603299 ) shed 6.95% or 0.470 points to 6.290.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Shenzhen Jiawei Photovoltaic Lighting Co Ltd (SZ: 300317 ) which rose 10.04% to 6.03, Guangdong Nanyang Cable Group Holding Co Ltd (SZ: 002212 ) which was up 10.02% to settle at 11.75 and Shanghai Kingstar Winning Software (SZ: 300253 ) which gained 10.00% to close at 14.08.

The worst performers were Fujian Guanfu Modern Household Wares Co Ltd (SZ: 002102 ) which was down 10.12% to 2.93 in late trade, Hand Enterprise Solutions Co (SZ: 300170 ) which lost 10.03% to settle at 9.96 and Chenzhou Jingui Silver Industry Co Ltd (SZ: 002716 ) which was down 10.03% to 7.98 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 817 to 557 and 70 ended unchanged on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The CBOE China Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was down 4.06% to 22.92.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.26% or 3.10 to $1207.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.06% or 0.04 to hit $69.81 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.26% or 0.20 to trade at $77.84 a barrel.

USD/CNY was down 0.09% to 6.8254, while EUR/CNY fell 0.01% to 7.9280.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 95.00.

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