Shanghai Composite Index (SSEC)

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newratings.com  Jun 23  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - The China stock market bounced higher again on Wednesday, one session after it had ended the two-day winning streak in which it had collected more than 15 points or 0.4 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index settled just above...
newratings.com  Jun 22  Comment 
CANBERA (dpa-AFX) - Asian stocks turned in a mixed performance on Wednesday, as a relatively strong yen and concerns over North Korea's latest missile launch kept investors on edge ahead of Thursday's British referendum on its...
The Economic Times  Jun 21  Comment 
The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.2 percent, to 3,106.32, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.4 percent, to 2,878.56 points.
newratings.com  Jun 20  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - The China stock market bounced higher again on Friday, one session after it had snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had gained more than 50 points or 1.8 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the...
The Economic Times  Jun 16  Comment 
The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.7 percent, to 3,094.67, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.5 percent, to 2,872.82 points.
newratings.com  Jun 15  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - The China stock market on Tuesday wrote a finish to the two-day losing streak in which it had retreated more than 100 points or 3.3 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index settled just above the 2,840-point plateau, although the...
newratings.com  Jun 14  Comment 
CANBERA (dpa-AFX) - Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday as caution prevailed ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day meeting beginning later in the day and next week's referendum on whether Britain should stay in the...
newratings.com  Jun 14  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - The China stock market has moved lower in consecutive trading days, plummeting more than 100 points or 3.3 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 2,830-point plateau, and the market is...
newratings.com  Jun 13  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - Ahead of last week's break for the Dragon Boat Festival, the China stock market had finished lower in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day winning streak in which it had collected more than 25 points or...
newratings.com  Jun 8  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - The China stock market bounced higher again on Tuesday, one session after it had ended the two-day winning streak in which it had collected more than 25 points or 0.8 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index moved just above the...




 
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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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