China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.46%

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China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 0.46%
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Investing.com – China equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Oil Equipment Services & Distribution , Media and Software & Computer Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite fell 0.46%, while the SZSE Component index lost 1.02%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were DELIXI XINJIANG Transportation Co Ltd (SS: 603032 ), which rose 10.03% or 1.93 points to trade at 21.18 at the close. Jiangquan Ind (SS: 600212 ) added 9.88% or 0.340 points to end at 3.780 and GuangZhou Baiyun Electric Equipment Co Ltd (SS: 603861 ) was up 8.67% or 0.910 points to 11.400 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Nanjing Kangni Mechanical & Electrical Co Ltd (SS: 603111 ), which lost 10.04% or 0.51 points to trade at 4.57 in late trade. Tonghua Dongbao Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS: 600867 ) declined 9.97% or 1.920 points to end at 17.330 and Qijing Machinery Co Ltd (SS: 603677 ) shed 9.96% or 1.42 points to 12.83.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co Ltd (SZ: 000792 ) which rose 10.04% to 8.44, Beijing Baofeng Technology Co Ltd (SZ: 300431 ) which was up 9.96% to settle at 12.03 and By health (SZ: 300146 ) which gained 6.07% to close at 19.58.

The worst performers were Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Co Ltd (SZ: 002555 ) which was down 9.98% to 10.19 in late trade, Chenzhou Jingui Silver Industry Co Ltd (SZ: 002716 ) which lost 9.95% to settle at 8.87 and Fujian Guanfu Modern Household Wares Co Ltd (SZ: 002102 ) which was down 9.94% to 3.26 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1051 to 331 and 62 ended unchanged on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The CBOE China Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was up 13.92% to 23.89.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.71% or 8.50 to $1213.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.11% or 0.08 to hit $70.17 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.23% or 0.18 to trade at $77.84 a barrel.

USD/CNY was down 0.17% to 6.8330, while EUR/CNY fell 0.01% to 7.9851.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 94.53.

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