China’s stock market closed mixed on Wednesday after economic data published earlier showed the economy grew by 6.7% from a year earlier in the third quarter, in line with estimates and unchanged from the second quarter.
At the close, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.03%, at 3,084.72 points, while the Shenzhen Component Index went 0.36% down to 10,757.92 points.
The ChiNext Index, which tracks China’s NASDAQ-style board for growth enterprises, lost 0.6% to 2,184.91 points.
Total traded amounts of the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses increased to 197.5 billion yuan and 298 billion yuan, respectively.
Most sectors lost in both markets, with shares in non-banking finance, and textile and clothingindustries among the biggest losers.
At the end of trading, 977 counters rose, 1,655 shares declined, and the remaining 310 shares closed flat.
Shanghai – Hong Kong Stock Connect
The Shanghai – Hong Kong Stock Connect today saw a net fund inflow of 417 million yuan, for northbound trade.
Among the total 569 stocks eligible for the northbound trade, 174 counters rose, 338 shares declined, and the balance 57 remained unchanged.
CECEP Wind-Power Corporation surged by its 10% daily maximum limit.