China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.18%

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China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.18%
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Investing.com – China equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Software & Computer Services , Technology and Telecoms sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite lost 0.18%, while the SZSE Component index fell 0.61%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Tonghua Grape Wine Co Ltd (SS: 600365 ), which rose 10.05% or 0.430 points to trade at 4.710 at the close. Zhejiang XCC Group Co Ltd (SS: 603667 ) added 9.98% or 1.020 points to end at 11.240 and Changchun Gas Co Ltd (SS: 600333 ) was up 9.98% or 0.580 points to 6.390 in late trade.

Biggest losers included YanTai Yuancheng Gold Co Ltd (SS: 600766 ), which lost 10.01% or 0.670 points to trade at 6.020 in late trade. Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS: 600267 ) declined 10.00% or 1.160 points to end at 10.440 and Aisino Corp (SS: 600271 ) shed 9.99% or 3.020 points to 27.200.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Jiuzhitang Co Ltd (SZ: 000989 ) which rose 7.13% to 15.17, Hangzhou New Century Info Tech (SZ: 002280 ) which was up 6.53% to settle at 5.38 and Beijing Sanju Environmental (SZ: 300072 ) which gained 5.75% to close at 13.61.

The worst performers were Chuying Agro-Pastoral Group Co Ltd (SZ: 002477 ) which was down 10.14% to 2.66 in late trade, Xiamen Meiya Pico Information (SZ: 300188 ) which lost 10.02% to settle at 17.69 and Xinzhi Motor Co Ltd (SZ: 002664 ) which was down 10.01% to 15.55 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 997 to 366 and 87 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 23.67.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.41% or 4.90 to $1213.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.55% or 0.38 to hit $68.97 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.37% or 0.29 to trade at $78.47 a barrel.

USD/CNY was up 0.04% to 6.8472, while EUR/CNY rose 0.23% to 8.0196.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 94.43.

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