China shares mixed at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.01%

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China shares mixed at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.01%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were mixed at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Media , Real Estate Investments & Services and Electricity sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Telecoms , Mobile and Technology Hardware & Equipment sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite gained 0.01%, while the SZSE Component index declined 0.09%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Wintime Energy Co Ltd (SS: 600157 ), which rose 10.17% or 0.180 points to trade at 1.950 at the close. Yunnan Coal & Energy Co Ltd (SS: 600792 ) added 10.16% or 0.310 points to end at 3.360 and Tianjin Quanyechang Group Co Ltd (SS: 600821 ) was up 10.07% or 0.420 points to 4.590 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sanan Optoelectronics Co Ltd (SS: 600703 ), which lost 10.00% or 1.160 points to trade at 10.440 in late trade. Zhongchangmari (SS: 600242 ) declined 9.89% or 1.470 points to end at 13.400 and Nancal Energy-Saving Technology Co Ltd (SS: 603859 ) shed 7.32% or 1.540 points to 19.490.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Yinji Entertainment Media Co Ltd (SZ: 002143 ) which rose 10.10% to 3.27, Shanxi Meijin Energy Co Ltd (SZ: 000723 ) which was up 10.08% to settle at 4.15 and Beijing Baofeng Technology Co Ltd (SZ: 300431 ) which gained 10.06% to close at 9.74.

The worst performers were CITIC Guoan Information Industry Co Ltd (SZ: 000839 ) which was down 8.59% to 3.30 in late trade, YOUZU Interactive Co Ltd (SZ: 002174 ) which lost 6.31% to settle at 18.100 and Shenzhen O-Film Tech Co Ltd (SZ: 002456 ) which was down 5.23% to 8.70 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 834 to 565 and 81 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 21.25 a new 3-month low.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.17% or 2.25 to $1290.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.17% or 0.09 to hit $52.20 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.28% or 0.17 to trade at $60.81 a barrel.

USD/CNY was up 0.06% to 6.7638, while EUR/CNY fell 0.04% to 7.7103.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 95.627.

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