Shanghai Composite Index (SSEC)

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MarketWatch  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.2% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) flat ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.1% (at break) ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) flat ; Seoul (Kospi) down...
The Economic Times  Aug 19  Comment 
The Shanghai Composite Index finished up 0.3 per cent at 2,245.33 points, while the CSI300 of leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings was flat at 2,374.77 points.
MarketWatch  Aug 19  Comment 
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.9% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.3% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.6% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.7% Taipei...
newratings.com  Aug 18  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - The China stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last four trading days since the end of the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 40 points or 1.9 percent. The Shanghai...
MarketWatch  Aug 15  Comment 
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) flat ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.7% (at break) ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.8% (at break) ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.5% Taipei...
newratings.com  Aug 14  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - The China stock market turned higher again on Wednesday, one session after it had ended the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 40 points or 1.9 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index remained just above the...
MarketWatch  Aug 13  Comment 
Here are the closing levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 1% ; Taipei (Taiex)...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 12  Comment 
U.S. markets are inching higher Tuesday after posting gains on Monday.  The S&P 500 is up 0.14% and the Dow is up 0.12%. Asian indices were mixed on Tuesday, as Hong Kong stocks regained recent losses.  The Shanghai Composite was down 0.14%...
The Economic Times  Aug 12  Comment 
The Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.1 per cent from its eight-month closing high on Monday and ended at 2,221.59 points.
MarketWatch  Aug 11  Comment 
Here are closing levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 2.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 1.3% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 1.4% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.4% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.4% ; Taipei (Taiex) up...




 
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The SSE composite index comprises of all the A shares and B shares listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The index can be tracked all the way back to Dec 19, 1990 and to a price of 100. Index trade volume is scaled down by a factor of 1000.

Weighting and Calculation

SSE Indices are all calculated using a Paasche weighted composite price index formula[1], similar to the CSI 300 Index. This means that the index is based on its base period for its calculations as compared to certain other exchanges, like the DAX, which base their calculations on the previous period (the laspyres price index calculation). [2]

Composite Indices and Sector Indices are weighted by shares.

  • The formula is:

Current index = Current total market cap of constituents × Base Value / Base Period

Total market capitalization = ∑ (price × shares issued)[3]

  • The B share stocks are generally denominated in US dollars for calculation purposes. For calculation of other indices, B share stock prices are converted to RMB at the applicable exchange rate (the middle price of US dollar on the last trading day of each week) at China Foreign Exchange Trading Center and then published by the exchange.

Composition

The total number of companies on the composite index is 872[4]. Listed Below are the top 50 companies on the composite (They also comprise the SSE 50).[5].

References

  1. Paasche and Laspeyres price indices
  2. Paasche and Laspeyres price indices
  3. SSE Composite Index Methodology
  4. Components for SSE Composite Index
  5. Components of the SSE 50
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