China shares mixed at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.22%

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China shares mixed at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.22%
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Investing.com – China equities were mixed at the close on Friday, as gains in the Travel & Leisure , Technology Hardware & Equipment and Technology sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Banking , Financials and Oil Equipment Services & Distribution sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite fell 0.22%, while the SZSE Component index climbed 0.57%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Zhejiang Shengyang Science & Technology Co Ltd (SS: 603703 ), which rose 10.02% or 0.850 points to trade at 9.330 at the close. Jiangsu Yulong Steel Pipe Co Ltd (SS: 601028 ) added 10.02% or 0.510 points to end at 5.600 and Shanghai Hile Bio Technology Co Ltd (SS: 603718 ) was up 10.01% or 1.440 points to 15.820 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Jiangsu Wanlin Modern Logistics Co Ltd (SS: 603117 ), which lost 29.58% or 2.10 points to trade at 5.00 in late trade. Huayi Electric Co Ltd (SS: 600290 ) declined 10.06% or 0.630 points to end at 5.630 and Ningxia Xinri Hengli Steel Wire Rope Co Ltd (SS: 600165 ) shed 10.02% or 0.880 points to 7.900.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Anhui Gujing Distillery Co Ltd (SZ: 000596 ) which rose 10.00% to 99.66, Shanghai Ganglian E Commerce (SZ: 300226 ) which was up 10.00% to settle at 59.73 and Dalian Zeus Entertainment (SZ: 002354 ) which gained 8.82% to close at 9.25.

The worst performers were Xingyuan Environment Technology Co Ltd (SZ: 300266 ) which was down 10.02% to 5.66 in late trade, Yinji Entertainment Media Co Ltd (SZ: 002143 ) which lost 9.96% to settle at 7.14 and Xiamen Meiya Pico Information (SZ: 300188 ) which was down 6.90% to 16.45 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 740 to 571 and 103 ended unchanged on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The CBOE China Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was down 6.81% to 22.59.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.39% or 4.80 to $1241.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August fell 0.27% or 0.19 to hit $70.14 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 1.13% or 0.84 to trade at $73.61 a barrel.

USD/CNY was up 0.14% to 6.6754, while EUR/CNY fell 0.20% to 7.7659.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.32% at 94.87.

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