China, stock charts: how to get them for free?

Whether it comes to a single stock from China, a stock index or the entire market of China, it is good to have a reliable, standard chart solution you can always turn to.

If it is free - meaning really free, so free without any restrictions while no registration is required, like Chartoasis Chili - it is even better! Let's see how you can make a chart for stocks like PETROCHINA CO 'A'CNY1 or SINOPEC YIZHENG CH 'A'CNY1 .

Example stock chart from China (PETROCHINA CO 'A'CNY1) created with the free software Chartoasis Chili

Example stock chart from China (PETROCHINA CO 'A'CNY1) created with the free software Chartoasis Chili.

Step1: getting the data

Support for stocks from China

China's stocks supported Chartoasis Chili
Stock Exchange: Shanghai Stock Exchange
Most up-to-date, free market data source:
- Yahoo! Finance (Data download help for China's stocks)

For stock charts from China we suggest downloading market data from Yahoo! Finance. (If you are not familiar with dowloading data, visit this link, and a guide will explain how to do that exactly.)


Step2: getting the chart

  1. Open Chartoasis Chili. It runs from a browser, there is no need to install anything.
  2. Load data using the file loading button:
    Chartoasis Chili file loading link

Step3 (optional): fine tuning the chart

You may want to change a couple things on the chart.
  • You can rename the equity on the chart (equity name is derived from the file name by default).
  • If data does not appear properly, you can re-import it using the "Importing wizard" button.
  • You can change the chart type and the color of the chart (eg.: area chart, line chart, candlesticks).

You can also make a full technical analysis with Chartoasis Chili, see details here.

Hint: if you want to compare multiple stocks' performance, download each data file, and load them to different tabs, then visit the "Comparison chart" tab.

Stock examples from China

Stocks below can be analyzed with our chart software, but these are just examples - our chart application supports all stocks from China.

Stock name Quick link Download
guide
BANK OF CHINA LTD 'A'CNY1 BANK OF CHINA LTD 'A'CNY1:
Historical data (Yahoo! Finance)
Data download
help
CHINA LIFE INSURAN 'A'CNY1 CHINA LIFE INSURAN 'A'CNY1 :
Historical data (Yahoo! Finance)
Data download
help
CHINA SHENHUA ENER 'A'CNY1 CHINA SHENHUA ENER 'A'CNY1:
Historical data (Yahoo! Finance)
Data download
help
PETROCHINA CO 'A'CNY1 PETROCHINA CO 'A'CNY1:
Historical data (Yahoo! Finance)
Data download
help
SINOPEC YIZHENG CH 'A'CNY1 SINOPEC YIZHENG CH 'A'CNY1:
Historical data (Yahoo! Finance)
Data download
help


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