May 20, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Today the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 2,883.74, down 0.51%, and Shenzhen Component Index finished at 10,948.48, down 0.94%, the Hang Seng Index closed at 24,399.95, up 0.05%. The trading volume for three exchanges recorded USD 111.3 bln, up 3.06% from the previous trading day.
The markets turned up 1,047 gainers, 2,678 losers, and 88 remained unchanged. There were 79 triggered the limit up 10% ‘circuit breakers’ and 54 hit the limit down 10% cap.
By sectors, the top three most active traded banking, textile & apparel and electrical equipment, with an increase of 0.51%, 0.48% and 0.23%, respectively. The military sector saw the biggest drop of 2.84%, followed by IT hardware and software (-1.66%) and agriculture (-1.55%).
As of 16:30 p.m. BJT, USD/RMB was trading at 7.1066, down 4 bps from the previous close.
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