Stocks on the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses saw their key indices down at the end of August 2022 compared with the end of July this year, according to the People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank.

At the end of August, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index closed at 3,202.1, down 51.1 points, or 1.6 percent, month on month.

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange Component Index closed at 11,815.8 points at the end of last month, down 451.1 points, or 3.7 percent from the end of July.

In August, the daily average turnover was 413.77 billion yuan (59.18 billion U.S. dollars) on the Shanghai bourse, down 1.2 percent month on month, and 593.86 billion yuan on the Shenzhen bourse, up 1 percent month on month.

Originally published by Xinhua


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