China shares mixed at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.02%

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China shares mixed at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.02%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were mixed at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Real Estate Investments & Services , Oil Equipment Services & Distribution and Financials sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Software & Computer Services , Gas, Water & Multiutilities and Technology sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite gained 0.02%, while the SZSE Component index fell 0.21%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Harbin Hatou Investment Co Ltd (SS: 600864 ), which rose 10.14% or 0.36 points to trade at 3.91 at the close. Duzhe Publishing & Media Co Ltd (SS: 603999 ) added 10.11% or 0.480 points to end at 5.230 and Danhua Chemical Technology Co Ltd A (SS: 600844 ) was up 10.11% or 0.380 points to 4.140 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Tonghua Dongbao Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS: 600867 ), which lost 10.01% or 1.530 points to trade at 13.750 in late trade. DELIXI XINJIANG Transportation Co Ltd (SS: 603032 ) declined 9.93% or 2.66 points to end at 24.12 and Changchun Sinoenergy Corp (SS: 600856 ) shed 9.75% or 0.470 points to 4.350.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Sealand Securities Co Ltd (SZ: 000750 ) which rose 10.08% to 4.26, Chenzhou Jingui Silver Industry Co Ltd (SZ: 002716 ) which was up 10.08% to settle at 6.77 and Faw Car Co Ltd (SZ: 000800 ) which gained 9.96% to close at 6.18.

The worst performers were Meisheng Cultural & Creative Corp Ltd (SZ: 002699 ) which was down 9.98% to 5.68 in late trade, Inspur Electronic Info Industr (SZ: 000977 ) which lost 6.86% to settle at 17.640 and Guangzhou Haige Communications Group Incorporated Co (SZ: 002465 ) which was down 6.74% to 7.47 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 917 to 485 and 59 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 32.69 a new 6-month high.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.48% or 5.90 to $1233.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.57% or 0.38 to hit $66.44 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.53% or 0.40 to trade at $75.77 a barrel.

USD/CNY was up 0.06% to 6.9483, while EUR/CNY rose 0.17% to 7.9239.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 96.10.

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