The Bank of New York Mellon China ADR Index, which tracks American depositary receipts, declined 0.2 percent to 403.02. The American Stock Exchange China Index decreased 0.3 percent to 216.51. The Shanghai Composite Index was closed for a holiday.
The following companies were among the most active Chinese shares in New York trading today. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4 p.m. New York time.
Nam Tai Electronics Inc. (NTE US), a Shenzhen-based maker of electronic goods for other companies, declined 0.6 percent to $4.67. Lenovo Group Ltd. recently saw a “significant slowdown” of growth in China’s personal computer market to about 20 percent from about 40 percent earlier, Chief Marketing Officer David Roman said in Amsterdam.
PetroChina Co. (PTR US), Asia’s biggest company by market value, was little changed at $111.80, after China National Petroleum Corp. agreed to build a $5 billion refinery in China with OAO Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil producer.
Sohu.com Inc. (SOHU US), the operator of China’s fourth- most visited Web portal, declined 2.3 percent to $58.17 after it was downgraded to “neutral” from “positive” at Susquehanna by equity analyst C Ming Zhao.
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