SHANGHAI, March 16 (Reuters) – China’s securities regulator is set to clear only stocks-related mutual funds to trade in the country’s first stock index futures, ordering them to trade for hedging rather than speculative purposes, according to draft rules published on Tuesday. (more…)
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BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) – China’s securities regulator is seeking to set a high bar on allowing ordinary investors to trade the country’s new financial instruments such as stock index futures, it revealed on Friday.
By Zhou Xin and Jason Subler
BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) – China has approved in principle the launch of stock market index futures as well as short selling and margin trading of stocks, the stock regulator said on Friday, giving investors badly needed hedging tools.