Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SHZ) .SZ


DEFINITION of 'Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SHZ) .SZ'

One of three stock exchanges in the People's Republic of China, located in Shenzhen. The SHZ lists more than 1500 companies, most of which are controlled by the Chinese government. It lists the Shenzhen Stock Exchange 100 Index, which is composed of various Chinese benchmark banks and companies.

BREAKING DOWN 'Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SHZ) .SZ'

The SHZ is the 9th largest stock exchange in all of Asia in terms of market capitalization. It runs from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM weekdays except for holidays. In 2009 the SHZ opened a new exchange similar to Nasdaq for small cap technology companies.

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