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Shanghai Composite Index: China Stocks Hammered by News of Solid Economic Growth

The Shanghai Composite Index fell 45.95 points to 3,176.46 today, for a decline of 1.43 percent in a difficult day for China bulls. At...

Shanghai Composite Index Slips Again, But Large Cap Stocks Outperforming

The Shanghai Composite fell 5.49 points today, or 0.17 percent, slipping below the 3,200 mark to close at 3,197.54, and into negative territory over...
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Shanghai Composite Index: Chinese Equities Slide Despite Asian Gains

The Shanghai Composite Index slipped 5.32 points today, or 0.17 percent, but it’s still over the 3,200 level, closing at 3,212.63 for the day....

Shanghai Composite Index Edges Higher On Positive PMI Data

The Shanghai Composite rose 3.48 points today, or 0.11 percent, to reach a closing level of 3,195.91 for the day. The Index is up...

Shanghai Composite Index, or sometimes referred to as SSE Composite or SSEC (SSE stands for Shanghai Stock Exchange), is the total of all A shares and B shares that are traded on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The SSEC uses a Paasche weighted formula to calculate price, which means the market capitalization is multiplied by the quotient of the base value over the base period.

The Shanghai stock exchange is one of China’s leading markets, with other significant trading at the Shenzhen stock exchange and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng. By market capitalization, the Shanghai exchange is 5th largest in the world. Along with the Shenzhen stock exchange, the Shanghai stock exchange are the two exchanged that are independently operating on mainland China. The constituents of the Shanghai stock exchange are diverse, from finance to energy companies. Some notable companies that make up the Shanghai composite include the Bank of China, PetroChina, and Tianjin Port.

The Shanghai Composite index calculates the total value of A shares and B shares, available on the stock exchange. A shares are denominated in yuan and are limited to purchase only by Chinese traders. In contrast, B shares are denominated in foreign currencies (Hong Kong Dollar for the Shenzhen and US Dollar for the Shanghai).


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