Shenzhen Stock Exchange

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Shenzhen Stock Exchange
Shenzhn stock exchance center.jpg
Type Stock exchange
Location Shenzhen, China
Founded 1 December 1990
3 July 1991 (opened)
Key people Chen Dongzheng (Chairman)
Song Liping (President and CEO)
Currency RMB
No. of listings 1,420 (May 2011)
Market cap US$1 trillion (Dec 2011)[1]
Volume US$2.7 trillion (Dec 2009)
Indexes SZSE Component
Shenzhen Stock Exchange
Simplified Chinese 深圳证券交易所
Traditional Chinese 深圳證券交易所
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese 深交所

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) (Chinese: 深圳证券交易所) is one of China's three stock exchanges, alongside the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is based in Shenzhen, Guangdong. The market capitalization of its listed companies was about US$ 1 trillion in 2011.

State-owned companies[edit]

Many of the companies within this market are subsidiaries of companies in which the Chinese government maintains controlling interest.


Shenzhen Stock Exchange (inner view)

The exchange has pre-market sessions from 09:15am to 09:25am and normal trading sessions from 09:30am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm China Standard Time (UTC+8) on all days of the week except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance.[2][3]


The exchange opened the ChiNext (创业板) board,[4] a NASDAQ-type exchange for high-growth, high-tech start-ups, on October 23, 2009.[5]

Market data[edit]

(As of July 2008)[6]


Many Chinese companies are listed on this exchange.


The Shenzhen Stock Exchange building is a skyscraper with a height of 245.8 metres (806 ft) and 49 floors. Its construction started in 2008 and was finish in 2013.[7]

See also[edit]



  1. ^
  2. ^ Shenzhen Stock Exchange official page on trading
  3. ^ Shenzhen Stock Exchange Trading Rules Chapter 2 Session 3
  4. ^ Shenzhen Stock Exchange official page About ChiNext
  5. ^ Shenzhen Stock Exchange Press Release, 2009-10-26 (in Chinese)
  6. ^ World Federation of Exchanges, July 2008 market statistics
  7. ^ "Shenzhen Stock Exchange". The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 

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