Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) is the leading equities market of mainland China.


Currency: Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)

Trading Schedule

Trading Summary

Opening Auction: 9:15 - 9:25
Morning Continuous Session: 9:30 - 11:30
Afternoon Continuous Session: 13:00 - 15:00

Symbol availability for Shanghai consists of A-shares only. Shanghai A-shares use a 6-digit code format. For example, the symbol for the Agricultural Bank of China is 601288.

Order Types

  • Limit Buy/Sell→ShortSell

Basic Market Rules

  • Lot Size: 100 shares.
  • Tick Size: 0.01.
  • Stocks are subject to a maximum daily price fluctuation limit of +/- 10%, except for on their first trading day.
  • Symbols that are subject to a risk warning will have a maximum daily price fluctuation limit of +/- 5%.

Auction Mechanisms

For Shanghai, there is only an opening auction at 9:15 - 9:25. Order cancellation is not permitted at 9:20 - 9:25. Unexecuted orders from the opening call auction will automatically be transferred to the continuous trading session.

See Also

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