Trading on the Exchange is dematerialized and driven by orders based on price-time priority. A price limit of 10% is imposed for common stocks and 5% for stocks under special treatment.
SZSE designs in-house its computer system to cope with tremendous amount of trading orders typical of retailer market. The system has a capacity of 20 million deals in 2,000 securities, compared to the historical peak record of 4 million deals. The SSE upgrades its system on a regular basis to cater to evolving market conditions.
The market trades four hours a day and five days a week: ; T+1 settlement is implemented.
On top of 0.1% stamp duty (only for sell-side), floating commission is imposed for both buyers and sellers, with maximum 0.3% of traded value.