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China stocks lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 2.18%

Stock MarketsOct 29, 2018 03:35AM ET
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Investing.com – China stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Life Insurance, Travel & Leisure and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite fell 2.18%, while the SZSE Component index fell 2.43%.

The best performers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Lionco Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd (SS:603669), which rose 10.05% or 0.920 points to trade at 10.070 at the close. Meanwhile, Jiangsu SINOJIT Wind Energy Technology Co Ltd (SS:601218) added 10.04% or 0.230 points to end at 2.520 and ADD Industry Zhejiang Co Ltd (SS:603089) was up 10.03% or 1.59 points to 17.45 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Shanghai Greencourt Investment Group Co Ltd A (SS:600695), which fell 10.05% or 0.41 points to trade at 3.67 at the close. Beijing Qianjing Landscape Co Ltd (SS:603778) declined 10.04% or 0.490 points to end at 4.390 and Yanzhou Coal Mining Co Ltd (SS:600188) was down 10.02% or 1.130 points to 10.150.

The top performers on the SZSE Component were Beijing Thunisoft Co Ltd (SZ:300271) which rose 5.83% to 13.44, Shandong Qixing Iron Tower Co Ltd (SZ:002359) which was up 4.81% to settle at 9.58 and Hithink RoyalFlush Info Network (SZ:300033) which gained 4.35% to close at 37.88.

The worst performers were Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt Co Ltd (SZ:300618) which was down 10.00% to 72.86 in late trade, Wuliangye Yibin Co Ltd (SZ:000858) which lost 10.00% to settle at 48.87 and Jiangsu Yanghe Brewery Joint-Stock Co Ltd (SZ:002304) which was down 10.00% to 86.40 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Shanghai Stock Exchange by 1184 to 236 and 42 ended unchanged.

Shares in Yanzhou Coal Mining Co Ltd (SS:600188) fell to 52-week lows; falling 10.02% or 1.130 to 10.150. Shares in Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt Co Ltd (SZ:300618) fell to 52-week lows; losing 10.00% or 8.10 to 72.86. Shares in Wuliangye Yibin Co Ltd (SZ:000858) fell to 52-week lows; losing 10.00% or 5.43 to 48.87. Shares in Jiangsu Yanghe Brewery Joint-Stock Co Ltd (SZ:002304) fell to 52-week lows; losing 10.00% or 9.60 to 86.40.

The CBOE China Etf Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was unchanged 0.00% to 32.12.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.08% or 1.00 to $1233.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.58% or 0.39 to hit $67.20 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.61% or 0.47 to trade at $77.15 a barrel.

USD/CNY was up 0.17% to 6.9553, while EUR/CNY rose 0.19% to 7.9322.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 96.17.

China stocks lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down 2.18%
 

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