China shares higher at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.93%

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China shares higher at close of trade; Shanghai Composite up 0.93%
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Investing.com – China equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Media , Gas, Water & Multiutilities and Travel & Leisure sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite rose 0.93%, while the SZSE Component index added 1.68%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Zhongmin Energy Co Ltd (SS: 600163 ), which rose 10.13% or 0.310 points to trade at 3.370 at the close. Guangdong Meiyan Jixiang Hydropower Co Ltd (SS: 600868 ) added 10.11% or 0.280 points to end at 3.050 and Yaxing Chem (SS: 600319 ) was up 10.10% or 0.500 points to 5.450 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Qijing Machinery Co Ltd (SS: 603677 ), which lost 3.29% or 0.53 points to trade at 15.58 in late trade. Fujian Fynex Textile Science & Technology Co Ltd (SS: 600493 ) declined 2.51% or 0.170 points to end at 6.610 and Zhonglu Co Ltd A (SS: 600818 ) shed 2.44% or 0.270 points to 10.780.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Nanjing Huadong Electronics Information & Technology Co Ltd (SZ: 000727 ) which rose 10.32% to 1.71, Yotrio Group Co Ltd (SZ: 002489 ) which was up 10.10% to settle at 3.27 and Maanshan Fangyuan Slewing Ring Co Ltd (SZ: 002147 ) which gained 10.08% to close at 6.99.

The worst performers were Jingwei Textile Machinery Co Ltd (SZ: 000666 ) which was down 10.02% to 14.64 in late trade, Shenzhen Shenxin Taifeng Group Co Ltd (SZ: 000034 ) which lost 5.78% to settle at 15.32 and Yantai Jereh Oilfield Services Group Co Ltd (SZ: 002353 ) which was down 2.83% to 20.94 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1279 to 167 and 27 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 30.52.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.17% or 2.10 to $1203.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.23% or 0.74 to hit $59.19 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.88% or 0.62 to trade at $69.50 a barrel.

USD/CNY was down 0.13% to 6.9548, while EUR/CNY rose 0.07% to 7.8167.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 97.40.

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