Feb. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in China trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses as of the close.
The Shanghai Composite Index, which tracks the bigger of China’s stock exchanges, rose 5.97 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,409.55. The CSI 300 Index gained 0.3 percent to 2,606.26.
Rare-earth producers: Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth Hi-Tech Co. (600111 CH), China’s biggest producer of rare earth, rose 3.3 percent to 49.76 yuan. Xiamen Tungsten Co. (600549 CH), which also produces rare earth, added 1 percent to 37.10 yuan.
China aims to increase the annual capacity of rare-earth magnetic material by 20,000 tons by 2015, according to a statement posted on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s website yesterday.
Jishi Media Co. (601929 CH), an operator of cable television networks, jumped 87 percent from its offer price to 13.12 yuan on the first day of trading in Shanghai.
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