May 21, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Today the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 2,867.92, down 0.55%, and Shenzhen Component Index finished at 10,845.40, down 0.94%, the Hang Seng Index closed at 24,280.03, down 0.49%. The trading volume for three exchanges recorded USD 105.6 bln, down 5.13% from the previous trading day.
The markets turned up 1,077 gainers, 2,615 losers, and 122 remained unchanged. There were 85 triggered the limit up 10% ‘circuit breakers’ and 43 hit the limit down 10% cap.
By sectors, the top three most active traded food & beverage, health care and leisure service, with an increase of 0.63%, 0.18% and 0.16%, respectively. The electronics sector saw the biggest drop of 2.26%, followed by IT hardware and software (-2.20%) and telecom (-1.90%).
As of 16:30 p.m. BJT, USD/RMB was trading at 7.1, down 66 bps from the previous close.
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