Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Exchange entity Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE)
Conducts business in China
Number of listed companies (dec./16, WFE) 1,870
Domestic market capitalization (in Millions USD, dec./16, WFE) 3,216,748
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? Yes;
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? Yes;
Has green bond listings? Yes
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Association not for profit
Regulatory bodies
  • China Securities Regulatory Committee
Regulatory model
  • Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model The Shenzhen Stock Exchange is able to set basic rules and regulations such as accepting new listings and market surveillance, but the China Securities Regulatory Committee (CSRC) holds the majority of regulatory abilities in China. Any new regulatory abilities that the exchange wants to undertake must be approved by the CSRC..
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Shenzhen, China Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE), established on 1st December, 1990, is a self-regulated legal entity under the supervision of China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC). It also organizes, supervises securities trading and performs duties prescribed by laws, regulations, rules and policies. Its main functions include providing the venue and facilities for securities trading, formulating operational rules, receiving listing applications and arranging securities listing, organizing and supervising securities trading, supervising members; regulating listed companies, managing and disseminating market information and other functions as approved by the CSRC. Source