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China stocks end lower: Jumei International (JMEI), Trina Solar (TSL), Alibaba Group (BABA)

China’s stock market posted its biggest one-day fall in two weeks on Thursday, as investor interest in blue chips suddenly cooled after regulators tightened rules for insurers investing in listed firms.

The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 1.0 percent, to 3,829.40, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.6 percent, to 3,612.49 points. Both indexes had the worst day since Dec. 8.

Blue chips have been buoyant recently amid signs that cash-rich insurers were on a year-end shopping spree as they aggressively built positions in modestly-valued big caps – in some cases becoming listed firms’ major shareholders.

But the game of betting on insurers’ next acquisition targets ground to a halt after regulators issued rules late on Wednesday demanding more detailed disclosures when their holdings in a listed company amount to 5 percent.

Such measures, which make insurers’ stock investments more cumbersome, hit the shares of companies investors had bet would attract more investment from them.

Retailer Dashang Co Ltd tumbled 7.6 percent, developer Gemdale Corp slumped 9 percent and Chinese traditional medicine maker Beijing Tongrentang tanked 6.9 percent.

Most sectors fell, with property shares leading the decline. (Reporting by Samuel Shen and Kazunori Takada; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

Jumei International Holding Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:JMEI) closed U.S. trading at $32.58, up 0.12% from previous close. The year-to-date (YTD) performance reflected a 40.80% up last year. During the past month the stock gains 7.35%,bringing three-month performance to 25.60% and six-month performance to -2.62%.If we take a look on its volatility, 1.80% was seen in a week and for the month it was 2.86%

Shares of Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL) traded up 1.26% during last trading session on a U.S. exchange, closing at $11.24. The company now has a market value of $ 1.04B. The stock, after recent close, is 9.52% below their SMA 50 and -15.68% below the 52-week high. The worst hit in its 52 week range is $7.15 per share, with $13.33 as its 52 week best price. Its latest closing price has a distance of 9.03% from SMA20 and is 4.41% above than SMA200.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) settled at $83.17 during New York trading, down -1.29% from previous close and at a distance of 0.45% from 20-day simple moving average. In the last trading session, the stock’s price moved 5.61% above its 200 day moving average, The stock is currently trading 4.19% above its SMA 50. To measure price-variation, we found this stock’s volatility over a week period was 1.93% and for the month was 2.46%.