(MENAFN- FxPro) China stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Travel&Leisure, Retailers and Technology Hardware&Equipment sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite added 0.66%, while the SZSE Component index climbed 0.86%.
The best performers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Chutian Exp (SS:600035), which rose 10.08% or 0.600 points to trade at 6.550 at the close. Meanwhile, Yueyang Paper (SS:600963) added 10.07% or 0.740 points to end at 8.090 and Lingyuan Steel (SS:600231) was up 10.07% or 0.580 points to 6.340 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Sinotex Invest (SS:600061), which fell 9.99% or 3.400 points to trade at 30.640 at the close. Sinomach Auto (SS:600335) declined 9.99% or 3.790 points to end at 34.140 and Atlantic (SS:600558) was down 5.14% or 0.990 points to 18.280.
The top performers on the SZSE Component were Luoniushan Co Ltd (SZ:000735) which rose 10.07% to 8.31, Guangdong Weihua Corp (SZ:002240) which was up 10.04% to settle at 11.62 and Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical Co Ltd (SZ:002648) which gained 10.03% to close at 13.05.
The worst performers were Zhejiang Yasha Decoration Co Ltd (SZ:002375) which was down 10.00% to 23.66 in late trade, Zhongli Science and Technology Group Co Ltd (SZ:002309) which lost 10.00% to settle at 30.05 and PKU HealthCare Corp Ltd (SZ:000788) which was down 9.99% to 18.65 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Shanghai Stock Exchange by 722 to 249.
The CBOE China Etf Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was down 4.17% to 28.29.
Gold for August delivery was down 0.16% or 1.80 to $1105.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.13% or 0.07 to hit $50.38 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.02% or 0.01 to trade at $56.66 a barrel.
USD/CNY was down 0.00% to 6.2097, while EUR/CNY rose 0.01% to 6.7254.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.02% at 98.20.
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