Container firm stars on dull day

PUBLISHED : Friday, 08 April, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 08 April, 1994, 12:00am

SHENZHEN B stocks slipped marginally lower yesterday, with the Credit Lyonnais Shenzhen B index finishing at 1,147.78.

The biggest gainer of the day was China International Marine Container, which jumped 7.7 per cent, to close at $7. The stock has been falling since its listing last month.

China Vanke, which was involved in a row with brokerage J & A Securities, recorded no transaction after trading resumed on Wedesday.

It remained unchanged yesterday at $8.40, although the stock was offered at $8.75.

China Southern Glass was the most actively traded counter yesterday, with $1.34 million worth of shares changing hands. It was unchanged at $12.20.

Turnover was thin at $3.7 million.

Property developer Shenzhen Gintian lost 3.1 per cent to finish at $6.30.

Shenzhen Konka, a television set manufacturer, lost 2.4 per cent to close at $8.

Port operator Shekou Port shed 2.5 per cent to finish at $5.75.

Tsann Kuen, a Xiamen manufacturer of household appliances, saw $846,000 turnover. It was unchanged at $4.90.

China Bicycle was down five cents, or 0.8 per cent, to $6.15, on a turnover of $738,000.

The Credit Lyonnais Shenzhen A index gained 2.57 points, or 0.19 per cent, to close at 1,358.08.