Chinese stocks of domestic companies listed in Shanghai or Shenzhen.

B-shares are shares of Chinese companies traded on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen stock exchange. The nominal value of these stocks is determined in the Chinese currency Renminbi, but opposite to A-shares they are traded not in Renminbi but in USD on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and in HKD on the Shenzhen stock exchange. Initially, B-shares were tradable exclusively for foreign investors. Since 2001, B-shares can be bought and sold by Chinese investors to a limited extent.

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