Investing.com – China stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Shanghai, the lost 1.15% to hit a new 3-years low, while the index declined 1.25%.
The best performers of the session on the were Beijing Airport High-Tech Park Co Ltd (SS:), which rose 10.06% or 0.720 points to trade at 7.880 at the close. Meanwhile, Eastern Communications Co Ltd A (SS:) added 10.03% or 1.150 points to end at 12.620 and Start Group (SS:) was up 10.03% or 0.630 points to 6.910 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Kangmei Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS:), which fell 9.99% or 0.920 points to trade at 8.290 at the close. Hubei Jumpcan Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS:) declined 9.99% or 3.350 points to end at 30.180 and Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd Class A (SS:) was down 9.88% or 0.330 points to 3.010.
The top performers on the SZSE Component were Zhongfu Straits Pingtan Development Co Ltd (SZ:) which rose 10.11% to 2.94, Guangzhou Haige Communications Group Incorporated Co (SZ:) which was up 5.51% to settle at 8.23 and Wangsu Science Tech (SZ:) which gained 4.98% to close at 8.22.
The worst performers were Zhongtian Urban Development Group Co Ltd (SZ:) which was down 10.06% to 4.38 in late trade, Zhejiang Huace Film TV Co (SZ:) which lost 10.04% to settle at 8.06 and Huadong Medicine Co Ltd (SZ:) which was down 10.02% to 23.81 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Shanghai Stock Exchange by 808 to 583 and 88 ended unchanged.
Shares in Kangmei Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 9.99% or 0.920 to 8.290. Shares in Eastern Communications Co Ltd A (SS:) rose to 3-years highs; up 10.03% or 1.150 to 12.620. Shares in Hubei Jumpcan Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (SS:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 9.99% or 3.350 to 30.180. Shares in Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd Class A (SS:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 9.88% or 0.330 to 3.010. Shares in Zhongtian Urban Development Group Co Ltd (SZ:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 10.06% or 0.49 to 4.38. Shares in Zhejiang Huace Film TV Co (SZ:) fell to 5-year lows; down 10.04% or 0.90 to 8.06. Shares in Huadong Medicine Co Ltd (SZ:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 10.02% or 2.65 to 23.81.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was unchanged 0.00% to 26.49.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.43% or 5.55 to $1286.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 1.92% or 0.88 to hit $44.92 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 1.66% or 0.90 to trade at $53.22 a barrel.
USD/CNY was down 0.27% to 6.8574, while EUR/CNY fell 0.14% to 7.8716.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 95.502.
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