China Mobile (CHL) and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (SNP) are the top Chinese movers of the day by market capitalization, though shares of these giants in moved in opposite directions.
China Mobile Ltd. [[CHL]] gained more than $4.37 billion in market capitalization Friday as shares gained 1.94%. Shares of China’s largest cellphone company moved on news that its new online application store, Mobile Market, would go live this month.
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. [[SNP]] lost more than $2.31 billion in market capitalization Friday as shares lost 2.95%. The company better known as Sinopec was particularly hard hit on a day that was generally bad for energy companies. The energy sector lost 0.28% of its value with PetroChina Company Ltd. [[PTR]] and CNOOC Ltd. [[CEO]] also down.
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