Investing.com – China stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Software&Computer Services, Technology and Technology Hardware&Equipment sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite added 1.30% to hit a new 1-month high, while the SZSE Component index unchanged 0%.
The best performers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were EGing Photovoltaic Technology Co Ltd (SS:600537), which rose 10.17% or 0.300 points to trade at 3.250 at the close. Meanwhile, Beijing Jingyuntong Technology Co Ltd (SS:601908) added 10.06% or 0.330 points to end at 3.610 and Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology Co Ltd (SS:600584) was up 10.01% or 0.890 points to 9.780 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Baocheng Inves (SS:600892), which fell 10.01% or 0.710 points to trade at 6.380 at the close. Y.U.D. Yangtze River Investment Industry Co Ltd (SS:600119) declined 9.93% or 0.600 points to end at 5.440 and Anhui Quanchai Engine Co Ltd (SS:600218) was down 8.35% or 0.680 points to 7.460.
The top performers on the SZSE Component were Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Co Ltd Class A (SZ:002920) which unchanged 0% to 21.45, Aerospace Hi-Tech Holding Group Co Ltd (SZ:000901) which was unchanged 0% to settle at 10.04 and Angang Steel Co Ltd Class A (SZ:000898) which unchanged 0% to close at 5.25.
The worst performers were Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Co Ltd Class A (SZ:002920) which was unchanged 0% to 21.45 in late trade, Aerospace Hi-Tech Holding Group Co Ltd (SZ:000901) which unchanged 0% to settle at 10.04 and Angang Steel Co Ltd Class A (SZ:000898) which was unchanged 0% to 5.25 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Shanghai Stock Exchange by 0 to 0.
Shares in Baocheng Inves (SS:600892) fell to 5-year lows; losing 10.01% or 0.710 to 6.380. Shares in Y.U.D. Yangtze River Investment Industry Co Ltd (SS:600119) fell to 5-year lows; losing 9.93% or 0.600 to 5.440.
The CBOE China Etf Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Shanghai Composite options, was unchanged 0.00% to 21.42.
Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.44% or 5.75 to $1308.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.54% or 0.29 to hit $53.72 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 0.51% or 0.32 to trade at $62.37 a barrel.
USD/CNY was unchanged 0.00% to 6.7448, while EUR/CNY rose 0.02% to 7.6611.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 96.222.