Asian stock exchanges end 2022 with notable declines
China’s Shanghai Stock Exchange fell in 2022 to its lowest level since 2018, while the Hong Kong Stock Exchange posted a record drop since 2011.
China’s Shanghai and Shenzhen stock indices fell in 2022 at the fastest pace since 2018, by 15.1% and 21.9% respectively, while the Hong Kong Hang Seng index fell at a record pace since 2011, amounting to 15.3 item. %, and the Hong Kong Hang Seng index fell at a record pace since 2011, amounting to 15.3%. The Japanese Nikkei exchange fell 9% this year.
In Friday trading, the Shanghai Composite rose 0.51% to 3089.26, the Shenzhen Composite rose 0.37% to 1975.61 and the Hang Seng rose 0.44% to 19827.5.