China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 2.13%

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China shares lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 2.13%
Credit: © Reuters. – China equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Technology Hardware & Equipment , Gas, Water & Multiutilities and Technology sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite declined 2.13%, while the SZSE Component index fell 2.83%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Eastern Gold Jade Co Ltd (SS: 600086 ), which rose 10.08% or 0.510 points to trade at 5.570 at the close. Shanghai Xinhua Media Co Ltd (SS: 600825 ) added 10.05% or 0.550 points to end at 6.020 and Shanghai Shibei Hi-Tech Co Ltd A (SS: 600604 ) was up 10.02% or 1.01 points to 11.09 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Huayi Electric Co Ltd (SS: 600290 ), which lost 10.07% or 0.600 points to trade at 5.360 in late trade. Nanjing Textiles Import & Export Corp Ltd (SS: 600250 ) declined 10.05% or 0.880 points to end at 7.880 and Minfeng Special Paper Co Ltd (SS: 600235 ) shed 10.03% or 1.050 points to 9.420.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Anhui Shengyun Environment-Protection Group Co Ltd (SZ: 300090 ) which rose 10.04% to 3.07, Zhuhai Orbita Control Eng (SZ: 300053 ) which was up 9.96% to settle at 10.05 and Chengdu CORPRO Technology Co Ltd (SZ: 300101 ) which gained 7.77% to close at 12.06.

The worst performers were Shandong Realcan Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SZ: 002589 ) which was down 10.03% to 8.43 in late trade, Tatwah Smartech Co Ltd (SZ: 002512 ) which unchanged 0.00% to settle at 7.82 and Zhonghong Holding Co Ltd (SZ: 000979 ) which was down 10.00% to 0.54 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1339 to 122 and 11 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 31.25.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.38% or 4.60 to $1225.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.33% or 0.19 to hit $56.95 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.63% or 0.42 to trade at $66.37 a barrel.

USD/CNY was down 0.03% to 6.9402, while EUR/CNY rose 0.04% to 7.9538.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 96.03.

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