China shares mixed at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.33%

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China shares mixed at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.33%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were mixed at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking , Financials and Real Estate Investments & Services sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Oil Equipment Services & Distribution , Software & Computer Services and Technology sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite gained 0.33%, while the SZSE Component index fell 0.39%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Shenzhen Geoway Co Ltd (SS: 600462 ), which rose 10.16% or 0.250 points to trade at 2.710 at the close. Shanghai Greencourt Investment Group Co Ltd A (SS: 600695 ) added 10.13% or 0.32 points to end at 3.48 and Pacific Securities Co Ltd (SS: 601099 ) was up 10.13% or 0.230 points to 2.500 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Xilinmen Furniture Co Ltd (SS: 603008 ), which lost 7.23% or 0.800 points to trade at 10.270 in late trade. Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd (SS: 600887 ) declined 7.18% or 1.840 points to end at 23.800 and Ningbo Fubang (SS: 600768 ) shed 6.73% or 0.640 points to 8.870.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Sealand Securities Co Ltd (SZ: 000750 ) which rose 9.94% to 3.87, BGI Genomics Co Ltd (SZ: 300676 ) which was up 8.49% to settle at 54.20 and Jiangsu Zhangjiagang Rural Commercial Bank Co Ltd (SZ: 002839 ) which gained 8.46% to close at 5.64.

The worst performers were Changchun High & New Technology Industries Group Inc (SZ: 000661 ) which was down 8.23% to 170.50 in late trade, Chongqing Zhifei Bio Products (SZ: 300122 ) which lost 7.01% to settle at 36.24 and Wonders Information (SZ: 300168 ) which was down 6.71% to 10.71 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 827 to 534 and 103 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 29.84.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.09% or 1.10 to $1234.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.14% or 0.09 to hit $66.34 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.21% or 0.16 to trade at $76.28 a barrel.

USD/CNY was up 0.01% to 6.9390, while EUR/CNY fell 0.23% to 7.9409.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.17% at 95.88.

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