Information for trading on the Shanghai-A

Trading hours
SSE Trading SessionSSE Trading HoursTime allowed for input of SSE orders
Opening Call Auction 9.15am - 9.25am 9.10am - 11.30am
Continuous Auction (Morning) 9.30am - 11.30am
Continuous Auction (Afternoon) 1.00pm - 3.00pm 12.55pm - 3.00pm



Settlement Period

T day for stock settlement
T+1 for money settlement

Trading Lot

100 units
(applicable for buy and sell orders)

Odd Lot (for sell order only)

Order Placement

Via iOCBC or your
designated Trading

Need help?

1800 338 8688

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Commission rates and charges

Minimum bid size

RMB 0.01

Trading holidays

Additional information on trading

  1. You are not allowed to buy shares and subsequently sell them on the same trading day. Shares bought on T day can only be sold on T+1 onwards.
  2. Short selling is strictly prohibited.
  3. Buy orders must be in board lot of 100 units; odd lot trading is only available for sell orders.
  4. Only Limit Order is allowed.
  5. The maximum order size is 1 million units.
  6. The trading currency is in RMB. Investors are allowed to settle their trades in RMB if they have a RMB account. Customers can only settle their trades using other currencies as long as those currencies are not controlled currencies.
  7. Available for trading via, Android TradeMobile (version 2.01 and above) and iPhone TradeMobile (version 2.03 and above).

Trading Abbreviations

The following trading abbreviations will appear in the “Remarks” column on iOCBC trading platform. To find out more information on the corporate action or trading status on the listed companies, kindly refer to the official websites of the respective Exchanges.



Trading Status


Pre-open call auction session




Trading Halt