China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.61%

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China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.61%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Banking , Real Estate Investments & Services and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite fell 0.61%, while the SZSE Component index fell 0.10%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Baotailong New Materials Co Ltd (SS: 601011 ), which rose 10.07% or 0.550 points to trade at 6.010 at the close. Fangxing Sci (SS: 600552 ) added 10.07% or 0.460 points to end at 5.030 and Nanjing Xinjiekou Department Store Co Ltd (SS: 600682 ) was up 10.04% or 1.38 points to 15.13 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Anji Foodstuff Co Ltd (SS: 603696 ), which lost 10.02% or 2.060 points to trade at 18.500 in late trade. Fujian Furi Electronics Co Ltd (SS: 600203 ) declined 10.01% or 0.71 points to end at 6.38 and Ningxia Xinri Hengli Steel Wire Rope Co Ltd (SS: 600165 ) shed 10.00% or 0.790 points to 7.110.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Anhui Shengyun Environment-Protection Group Co Ltd (SZ: 300090 ) which rose 10.05% to 4.05, Shenzhen Shenxin Taifeng Group Co Ltd (SZ: 000034 ) which was up 10.03% to settle at 15.69 and ZTE Corp (SZ: 000063 ) which gained 10.00% to close at 15.51.

The worst performers were Inner Mongolia Hotision Monsod (SZ: 300355 ) which was down 10.03% to 5.29 in late trade, Guangdong Eastone Century Technology Co Ltd (SZ: 300310 ) which lost 10.00% to settle at 5.13 and BGI Genomics Co Ltd (SZ: 300676 ) which was down 10.00% to 92.30 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 753 to 599 and 67 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 21.80.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.11% or 1.40 to $1242.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.80% or 0.56 to hit $69.39 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.37% or 0.28 to trade at $75.05 a barrel.

USD/CNY was down 0.01% to 6.6898, while EUR/CNY rose 0.05% to 7.8231.

The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 94.44.

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