Shanghai shares edge up

Market sentiment was buoyed by gains made by non-bank financial shares and medical companies.

Shanghai stocks gained today, buoyed by non-bank financial shares and medical sector.

The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.29 percent to close at 3,279.25 points.

Non-bank financial shares led the gain, with Kunwu Jiuding Investment Holdings Co Ltd jumping 7.27 percent and Ping An Insurance rising by 4.68 percent.

Stocks related to industrial Internet were also among the biggest gainers today. Baosight Software advanced 3.63 percent and CIG ShangHai Co Ltd added 2.41 percent.

Medical shares such as Wuhan Thalys Medical Technology Inc and Dali Pharmaceutical Co Ltd both grew by over 6 percent, and Joinn Laboratories China Co Ltd hit the maximum daily limit of 10 percent.

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