Shanghai crude oil futures close lower

Source: Xinhua| 2020-12-21 15:45:15|Editor: huaxia

SHANGHAI, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- -- Crude oil futures closed lower Monday in daytime trading on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange.

The most active crude oil contract for February 2021 delivery was down 7.2 yuan (about 1.1 U.S. dollars) to close at 308.8 yuan a barrel.

The total trading volume for 12 listed crude oil futures contracts on the exchange was 245,322 lots, with a turnover of about 77.6 billion yuan.

China launched the crude oil futures trading, which is open to overseas investment, in March 2018. Enditem