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China's Stock Mkts Closed Updates: SSE Index +0.2%, SZSE Index -0.4%, HSI +0.6%, total trading amount to USD 119 bln
2020/05/18 08:33:07

May 18, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Today the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 2,875.42, up 0.24%, and Shenzhen Component Index finished at 10,921.15, down 0.40%, the Hang Seng Index closed at 23,934.77, up 0.58%. The trading volume for three exchanges recorded USD 118.6 bln, up 15.04% from the previous trading day.

The markets turned up 1,502 gainers, 2,175 losers, and 135 remained unchanged. There were 84 triggered the limit up 10% ‘circuit breakers’ and 60 hit the limit down 10% cap.

By sectors, the top three most active traded agriculture, non-ferrous metal and food & beverage, with an increase of 2.74%, 2.62% and 2.60%, respectively. The electronics sector saw the biggest drop of 4.42%, followed by telecom (-2.68%) and IT hardware and software (-1.70%).

As of 16:30 p.m. BJT, USD/RMB was trading at 7.1138, up 139 bps from the previous close.

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