China stocks ended marginally lower on Wednesday as losses in financial and property shares outweighed gains in energy stocks.
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2 percent to 3,871.62 while the Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.1 percent to 3,159.15 points.
The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.18 percent, with its financial sector sub-index falling 0.35 percent and the consumer staples sector shedding 0.41 percent while the real estate index was down 0.95 percent and healthcare sub-index was up 0.26 percent.
The smaller Shenzhen index ended down 0.09 percent and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index was weaker by 0.06 percent.
The largest percentage gainers in the main Shanghai Composite index were Zhejiang Sunriver Culture Co Ltd, up 10.08 percent, followed by Jiangsu Jiangnan Water Co Ltd , up 10.06 percent and Qingdao Copton Technology Co Ltd, up 10.01 percent.
The largest percentage losers in the Shanghai index were Aurora Optoelectronics Co Ltd, down 10.02 percent, followed by Shanghai Laimu Electronics Co Ltd, down 5.89 percent and Zhejiang ChiMin Pharmaceutical Co Ltd , down 5.86 percent.