China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 1.00%

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China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 1.00%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Travel & Leisure , Technology Hardware & Equipment and Technology sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite declined 1.00%, while the SZSE Component index declined 2.03%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Hunan Huasheng Co Ltd (SS: 600156 ), which rose 10.07% or 0.410 points to trade at 4.480 at the close. Taiyuan Chemical Industry Co Ltd (SS: 600281 ) added 10.05% or 0.390 points to end at 4.270 and Shanghai Highly Group Co Ltd A (SS: 600619 ) was up 10.02% or 1.180 points to 12.960 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Shanghai Feilo Acoustics Co Ltd (SS: 600651 ), which lost 10.05% or 0.42 points to trade at 3.76 in late trade. Autobio Diagnostics Co Ltd (SS: 603658 ) declined 9.99% or 7.220 points to end at 65.020 and PNC Process Systems Co Ltd (SS: 603690 ) shed 9.98% or 2.30 points to 20.75.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Jiangxi Zhengbang Technology Co Ltd (SZ: 002157 ) which rose 5.00% to 4.41, Muyuan Foodstuff Co Ltd (SZ: 002714 ) which was up 4.94% to settle at 27.19 and EVE Energy (SZ: 300014 ) which gained 4.59% to close at 15.49.

The worst performers were Guangdong Advertising Co Ltd (SZ: 002400 ) which was down 10.12% to 3.11 in late trade, Beijing Venustech Inc (SZ: 002439 ) which lost 10.02% to settle at 16.88 and Zhejiang Hexin Industry Group Co Ltd (SZ: 002343 ) which was down 10.00% to 12.33 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 950 to 411 and 66 ended unchanged on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The CBOE China Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was down 4.49% to 22.10.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.65% or 7.90 to $1228.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.30% or 0.21 to hit $68.75 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 0.01% or 0.01 to trade at $73.44 a barrel.

USD/CNY was down 0.12% to 6.8347, while EUR/CNY fell 0.05% to 7.9231.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 94.85.

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