What are the Types of Stocks Traded in China ?

Investing in Chinese stocks is easier if one chooses to invest via ADRs traded on the US markets or stocks listed on other major exchanges. However investing directly in ordinaries on the domestic market in China is complicated. There are many types of stocks for the same company with different rules and restrictions especially for foreign investors.

Types of Share Classes in China:

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Source: Investing in China: do you know what you’re getting into?, CityWire Money

Related Links:

China ADRs (OTC Listed only)

China ADRs (Only Exchange Listed)

Download China ADRs in Excel

Wikipedia: Shanghai Stock Exchange

Wikipedia: List of companies of the People’s Republic of China

Shanghai Stock Exchange

Yahoo Finance: Shanghai Composite Index


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