(Yicai Global) July 27 -- China's mainland stock markets closed slightly higher today, while a more than three-week streak of busy trading ended.
Gold- and agriculture-related stocks gained along with drugmakers, as property developers and the tourism sector underperformed.The price of bullion hit an historic high on the Comex in New York this morning.
The Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.26 percent to 3,205.23. The Shenzhen Component Index finished at 12,976.87, up 0.32 percent. The ChiNext Price Index, which tracks growth enterprises listed in Shenzhen, rose 0.15 percent to 2,631.76.
Some CNY927.2 billion (USD132.2 billion) of shares changed hands, falling below the key CNY1 trillion level for the first time in 17 straight trading days.
Editor: Emmi Laine