May 22, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Today the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 2,813.77, down 1.89%, and Shenzhen Component Index finished at 10,604.97, down 2.22%, the Hang Seng Index closed at 22,930.14, down 5.56%. The trading volume for three exchanges recorded USD 108 bln, up 2.26% from the previous trading day.
The markets turned up 706 gainers, 3,020 losers, and 91 remained unchanged. There were 63 triggered the limit up 10% ‘circuit breakers’ and 37 hit the limit down 10% cap.
By sectors, the top three most active traded commerce, agriculture and transportation, with an increase of -0.76%, -0.92% and -1.00%, respectively. The food & beverage sector saw the biggest drop of 3.11%, followed by non-bank finance (-2.75%) and health care (-2.67%).
As of 16:30 p.m. BJT, USD/RMB was trading at 7.1426, up 426 bps from the previous close.
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