Oct 16, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Today the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,336.36, up 0.13%, and Shenzhen Component Index finished at 13,532.73, down 0.68%, the Hang Seng Index closed at 24,386.79, up 0.94%. The trading volume for three exchanges recorded USD 115.9 bln, down 7.46% from the previous trading day.
The markets turned up 1,912 gainers, 1,933 losers, and 179 remained unchanged. There were 35 triggered the limit up 10% ‘circuit breakers’ and 6 hit the limit down 10% cap.
By sectors, the top three most active traded banking, mining and iron & steel, with an increase of 1.70%, 1.30% and 1.27%, respectively. The electrical equipment sector saw the biggest drop of 1.94%, followed by military (-1.46%) and automobile (-1.35%).
As of 16:30 p.m. BJT, USD/RMB was trading at 6.6982, down 327 bps from the previous close.
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