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.

  1. Santiago Stock Exchange (SSE) .SN

    Located in Santiago, the SGO is the premier stock exchange of ...
  2. Market Share

    The percentage of an industry or market's total sales that is ...
  3. Option

    A financial derivative that represents a contract sold by one ...
  4. Regional Stock Exchange

    A place outside of a country's primary financial center where ...
  5. Stock Exchange Daily Official List ...

    A unique identification code, consisting of seven alphanumeric ...
  6. New York Stock Exchange - NYSE

    A stock exchange based in New York City, which is considered ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing Basics

    Investing In China

    Investment opportunity is huge in China. However, investors should consider the pitfalls, understand the risks and rewards, focus on shareholder-friendly companies and stick to investments they ...
  2. Investing Basics

    Stock Basics Tutorial

    If you're new to the stock market and want the basics, this is the tutorial for you!
  3. Personal Finance

    The Birth Of Stock Exchanges

    Learn how British coffeehouses helped give rise to the juggernaut that is the NYSE.
  4. Options & Futures

    Getting To Know The Stock Exchanges

    Here are the answers to all the questions you have about stock exchanges but are too afraid to ask!
  5. Bonds & Fixed Income

    History Of The Toronto Stock Exchange

    Find out how the third-largest stock exchange in North America came to be.
  6. Trading Systems & Software

    The Global Electronic Stock Market

    The way trading is conducted is changing rapidly as exchanges turn toward automation.
  7. Investing Basics

    3 Key Signs Of A Market Top

    When stocks rise or fall, the financial fate of investors change, as well. There are certain signs that can reveal a stock’s course, and investors don’t need to be experts to spot them.
  8. Investing

    Asset Manager Ethics: Rules Governing Capital Markets

    The integrity of the capital markets needs to be kept at utmost importance for all investors. This article shows how to maintain the integrity while investing.
  9. Investing Basics

    6 Investing Mistakes That the Ultra Wealthy Don't Make

    Understand what ultra-high-net-worth individuals are and how they invest. Learn about the six key investment mistakes that the ultra wealthy avoid.
  10. Stock Analysis

    Who Are Delta Airlines’ Main Competitors?

    Compare the top competitors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. Take a deeper look into the key drivers of competition in the airline industry.
  1. Why did the New York Stock Exchange report prices in fractions before it switched ...

    Before April 9, 2001, when the Securities and Exchange Commission ordered all U.S. stock markets to switch to the decimal ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. Is Mexico an emerging market economy?

    Mexico meets all the criteria of an emerging market economy. The country's gross domestic product, or GDP, per capita beats ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. Why would a corporation issue convertible bonds?

    A convertible bond represents a hybrid security that has bond and equity features; this type of bond allows the conversion ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. Why should an investor include an allocation to the telecommunications sector in ...

    An investor should include an allocation to the telecommunications sector in his portfolio, because telecom offers an investor ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. What portion of the telecommunications sector will benefit most from continued growth ...

    The portion of the telecommunications sector that is projected to benefit most from the continued growth in the use of cellphones ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What is the difference between a greenfield investment and a regular investment?

    A greenfield investment is a particular type of investment where an international company begins a new operation in a foreign ... Read Full Answer >>

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Gross Profit

    A company's total revenue (equivalent to total sales) minus the cost of goods sold. Gross profit is the profit a company ...
  2. Revenue

    The amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned ...
  3. Normal Profit

    An economic condition occurring when the difference between a firm’s total revenue and total cost is equal to zero.
  4. Operating Cost

    Expenses associated with the maintenance and administration of a business on a day-to-day basis.
  5. Cost Of Funds

    The interest rate paid by financial institutions for the funds that they deploy in their business. The cost of funds is one ...
  6. Cost Accounting

    A type of accounting process that aims to capture a company's costs of production by assessing the input costs of each step ...
Trading Center
You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!