Investing.com – China stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Shanghai, the lost 1.53%, while the index declined 2.29%.
The best performers of the session on the were Zhejiang Tuna Environmental Science & Technology Co Ltd (SS:), which rose 10.03% or 0.98 points to trade at 10.75 at the close. Meanwhile, Poten Environment Group Co Ltd (SS:) added 10.02% or 1.49 points to end at 16.36 and Zhongchangmari (SS:) was up 9.99% or 1.430 points to 15.750 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Huayi Electric Co Ltd (SS:), which fell 9.25% or 0.430 points to trade at 4.220 at the close. Shanghai Shibei Hi-Tech Co Ltd A (SS:) declined 8.31% or 0.60 points to end at 6.62 and Deluxe Family Co Ltd (SS:) was down 8.26% or 0.300 points to 3.330.
The top performers on the SZSE Component were Shenzhen Jiawei Photovoltaic Lighting Co Ltd (SZ:) which rose 5.62% to 5.64, Tonghua Golden-Horse Pharmaceutical Industry Co Ltd (SZ:) which was up 3.67% to settle at 8.48 and Shenzhen Agricultural Products Co Ltd (SZ:) which gained 3.22% to close at 5.13.
The worst performers were Hualan Biological EngineeringInc (SZ:) which was down 10.01% to 34.25 in late trade, Shenzhen Shenxin Taifeng Group Co Ltd (SZ:) which lost 10.01% to settle at 14.03 and Jiangxi Boya Bio Pharma (SZ:) which was down 9.48% to 27.32 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Shanghai Stock Exchange by 1345 to 107 and 23 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was unchanged 0.00% to 25.26.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.32% or 4.00 to $1243.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 0.65% or 0.34 to hit $52.24 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 0.76% or 0.47 to trade at $60.98 a barrel.
USD/CNY was up 0.20% to 6.8957, while EUR/CNY rose 0.08% to 7.8249.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 97.227.
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