Shanghai Stock Exchange

Shanghai Stock Exchange is the 58th largest exchange out of the 82 stock exchanges we track. The Shanghai Stock Exchange’s Market Capitalization is $0 adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. 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 0%.

When is the Shanghai Stock Exchange Open?

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

Upcoming Holidays

New Years Day January 1, 2020 (Wednesday)
Chinese New Year January 24(Friday) – January 30 (Thursday)
The Qingming Festival (also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day) April 4 (Saturday) – April 6(Monday)
Chinese Labor Day May 1 (Firday) – May 5 (Tuesday)
Dragon Boat Festival June 25 (Thursday) – June 27 (Saturday)
China National Day & Mid-Autumn Festival October 1 (Thursday) – October 8 (Thursday)

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 April 2, 2019 .

100 China Yuan Renminbi Equals:

1,114.56 12.79 14.97 11.54 100.00 1,565.55

 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:

Shanghai Stock Exchange Trading Hours

 Does Shanghai Stock Exchange Close For Lunch?

The Shanghai Stock Exchange closes for lunch each day at 11:30 AM and reopens for after lunch trading at 1:00 PM. The daily lunch break is 1.5 hours per day.

Most stock markets in Asia close for lunch and a few exchanges in the Middle East do as well. Stock exchanges in most of the rest of the world remain open continuously from the Opening Bell to the Closing bell. Our Stock Market Countdown takes lunch hours into account for all Stock Exchanges.

 Is Shanghai Stock Exchange Open on Weekends?

The Shanghai Stock Exchange is not open on weekends. Stock Exchanges in America, Europe, and Asia follow the typical Monday to Friday schedule. However, in the Middle East the work week typically runs from Sunday through Thursday.

Stock exchanges in Middle Eastern countries like Qatar and Abu Dhabi are closed on Friday and open on Sunday. The Tehran Stock Exchange in Iran is open Saturday through Wednesday and closed Thursday and Friday.

 How Long is Shanghai Stock Exchange Open?

The Shanghai Stock Exchange is open 20 hours per week which is below average. Most stock exchanges are open 25 to 35 hours per week with 5 days of trading per week. There are several exchanges that are only open 4 days per week and one exchange that is only open 2 days per week. The Deutsche Börse is open more than any other stock exchange.

Limited trading hours help to reduce volatility in stock prices but also limits the liquidity of stocks. When trading hours are shorter more news reports and earnings reports are published while the markets are closed. As a result, investors have more time to process new information and general make fewer knee-jerk reactions. Read more about how trading hours vary around the world.

 Does Daylight Saving Time Affect the Shanghai Stock Exchange?

Shanghai Stock Exchange follows the Asia/Shanghai timezone which does not observe Daylight Saving Time. The timezone offset is GMT+08:00 for the entire year.

 Shanghai Stock Exchange Extended Hours Trading

Stocks can always be traded on the Shanghai Stock Exchange during regular trading hours (listed above).

But there are also Extended Hours Trading during which trades may be made. There is significantly less trading volume during extended hours. Lower volume results is a larger spread, bigger price jumps, more volatility, and more risk. Extended Hours Trading allows investors to act quickly on information that comes out after markets closed.

In the past, only large institutional investors could participate in Extended Hours Trading. Due to the emergence of electronic trading platforms, individual investors are now able to trade during extended hours as well. Depending upon your broker, you can usually choose to execute trades during pre- or after-hours or only during regular trading.

Shanghai Stock Exchange Opening Hours for 2019
Sunday Closed
Monday  – to 
Tuesday  – to 
Wednesday  – to 
Thursday  – to 
Friday  – to 
Saturday Closed

Shanghai Stock Exchange Holidays

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) is a stock exchange located in Shanghai, China1.

The Shanghai Stock Exchange is open five days per week for four hours per day and is closed for fifteen holidays per year.

All holidays listed below are the observed date, not the actual date. For example, if Christmas Day falls on a weekend many stock exchanges will close on the Friday before or the Monday after. Exchanges sometimes close multiple days for a holiday or have modified hours instead of fully closing.

This section contains holidays for all years from 2020 to 2016. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.

How to Contact the Shanghai Stock Exchange?

Most traders never even need to contact the Shanghai Stock Exchange directly. Today most trades can be executed online without ever setting foot on the floor of the Shanghai Stock Exchange. But there are still a number of reasons you might need to contact, visit, or send mail to the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Below is the contact information you will need in order to reach the Shanghai Stock Exchange:

Shanghai Stock Exchange Address & Phone Numbers

Shanghai Stock Exchange:
528 South Pudong Road,
Shanghai, 200120, PR China
Shanghai Stock Exchange Mailing Address:
Building 37,
1387 Zhangdong Road,
Shanghai, 201203, PR China
Email (International Investors):

[email protected]

Email (CSI):

[email protected]

Phone Number:

+86 21 6880 8888

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