China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.09%

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China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.09%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Technology Hardware & Equipment , Technology and Oil Equipment Services & Distribution sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite fell 0.09%, while the SZSE Component index declined 0.75%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Jilin Expressway Co Ltd (SS: 601518 ), which rose 10.12% or 0.330 points to trade at 3.590 at the close. China United Network Communications Ltd (SS: 600050 ) added 10.06% or 0.510 points to end at 5.580 and Liaoning SG Automotive Group Co Ltd (SS: 600303 ) was up 10.01% or 0.740 points to 8.130 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Western Region Gold Co Ltd (SS: 601069 ), which lost 10.01% or 2.24 points to trade at 20.14 in late trade. Shanghai Wondertek Software Co Ltd (SS: 603189 ) declined 10.01% or 1.670 points to end at 15.020 and Xiamen Overseas Chinese Electronic Co Ltd (SS: 600870 ) shed 10.00% or 0.660 points to 5.940.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Shenzhen Tatfook Tech (SZ: 300134 ) which rose 5.47% to 14.65, Dongxu Optoelectronic Tech (SZ: 000413 ) which was up 4.61% to settle at 7.95 and BOE Technology Group Co Ltd (SZ: 000725 ) which gained 4.23% to close at 4.680.

The worst performers were Cangzhou Mingzhu Plastic Co Ltd (SZ: 002108 ) which was down 10.02% to 7.81 in late trade, Jiangsu Yuyue Medical Equipment & Supply Co Ltd (SZ: 002223 ) which lost 10.00% to settle at 19.99 and Shenzhen O-Film Tech Co Ltd (SZ: 002456 ) which was down 9.99% to 17.02 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 758 to 563 and 43 ended unchanged on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The CBOE China Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was up 4.36% to 22.97.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.32% or 4.30 to $1334.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 0.45% or 0.31 to hit $68.09 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.38% or 0.28 to trade at $73.78 a barrel.

USD/CNY was up 0.04% to 6.2991, while EUR/CNY fell 0.15% to 7.7269.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 90.22.

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