Nov 18, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Today the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,347.30, up 0.22%, and Shenzhen Component Index finished at 13,658.20, down 0.54%, the Hang Seng Index closed at 26,544.29, up 0.49%. The trading volume for three exchanges recorded USD 139.9 bln, down 4.17% from the previous trading day.
The markets turned up 2,343 gainers, 1,533 losers, and 205 remained unchanged.
By sectors, the top three most active traded banking, iron & steel and non-bank finance, with an increase of 2.31%, 1.06% and 0.99%, respectively. The health care sector saw the biggest drop of 5.51%, followed by home appliance (-1.53%) and electrical equipment (-1.50%).
As of 16:30 p.m. BJT, USD/RMB was trading at 6.5434, down 220 bps from the previous close.
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