Chinese shares close mixed on Monday

Source: Xinhua| 2020-10-26 16:48:21|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed mixed on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.82 percent to 3,251.12 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index closed 0.48 percent higher at 13,191.25 points.

The combined turnover of stocks covered by the two indices stood at 633.6 billion yuan (about 94.96 billion U.S. dollars), shrinking from 687.7 billion yuan the previous trading day.

Losers outnumbered gainers 854 to 535 on the Shanghai bourse, while gainers outweighed losers 1,144 to 1,055 in Shenzhen.

Companies related to digital currencies or charging piles led the gains, with Shanghai-based service provider Trust Alliance Information Development Inc., Ltd. climbing 7.6 percent to 15.44 yuan per share.

Firms in the securities sector led the losses.

The ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of fast-growing enterprises, gained 0.65 percent to close at 2,617.74 points. Enditem