Shanghai Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
SSE Shanghai,
$4 Trillion 9:30 AM 3:00 PM

Shanghai Stock Exchange 2018

Shanghai Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Shanghai Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) is based in Shanghai, China. Below is a break down of key Shanghai Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 4th in Market Capitalization ($4 Trillion)

Market Cap over China GDP ratio is 42.85%

China Statistics

Ranked 2nd in Gross Domestic Product ($9.33 Trillion)

Ranked 1st in Population (1.33 Billion People)

Shanghai Stock Exchange is the 4th largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges we track. The Shanghai Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $4 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the Shanghai Stock Exchange is the China Yuan Renminbi (¥).

The population in China is approximately 1.33 Billion people and the country has a GDP of $9.33 Trillion adjusted US Dollars. China ranks 1st in terms of population and 105th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 42.85%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2018 and is updated yearly.

When is the Shanghai Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

New Year Holiday January 1, 2019
Spring Festival February 4, 2019
Spring Festival February 5, 2019
Spring Festival February 6, 2019
Spring Festival February 7, 2019
Spring Festival February 8, 2019
Ching Ming Festival April 5, 2019
Labour Day May 1, 2019

Trading Schedule

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Does the Shanghai Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Shanghai Stock Exchange closes for lunch each day at 11:30 AM and re-opens at 1:00 PM.

Shanghai Stock Exchange Timezone

The Shanghai Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Shanghai timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +08:00. Asia/Shanghai does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Shanghai Stock Exchange

Shanghai Stock Exchange Currency

The Shanghai Stock Exchange trades shares in China Yuan Renminbi. The official ISO 4217 currency code for China Yuan Renminbi is CNY. The official currency symbol is "¥". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between China Yuan Renminbi and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on December 15, 2018 .

100 China Yuan Renminbi Equals:

14.48 12.80 11.50 1,041.18 1,642.19

Economy and Geography

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Shanghai, China. Companies listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange are primarily China based companies and trade in China Yuan Renminbi. Companies outside of China would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Shanghai Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Shanghai Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Shanghai Stock Exchange can be found on the web at

To contact the Shanghai Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +86 21 6880 8888
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Shanghai Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

Learn More: Our Reading List

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