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China's Stock Mkts Closed Updates: SSE Index -0.3%, SZSE Index -0.5%, HSI -2.1%, total trading amount to USD 125 bln

minutes 2020/10/15 08:56:08

Oct 15, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Today the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,332.18, down 0.26%, and Shenzhen Component Index finished at 13,624.89, down 0.48%, the Hang Seng Index closed at 24,158.54, down 2.06%. The trading volume for three exchanges recorded USD 125.3 bln, down 9.37% from the previous trading day.

The markets turned up 1,168 gainers, 2,719 losers, and 135 remained unchanged. There were 37 triggered the limit up 10% ‘circuit breakers’ and 18 hit the limit down 10% cap.

By sectors, the top three most active traded textile & apparel, banking and mining, with an increase of 1.80%, 1.50% and 0.77%, respectively. The leisure service sector saw the biggest drop of 2.21%, followed by conglomerate (-1.62%) and agriculture (-1.49%).

As of 16:30 p.m. BJT, USD/RMB was trading at 6.7309, down 67 bps from the previous close.

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