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China relaxes margin rules as share prices fall

Securities regulator has removed some limits on investors' minimum deposit requirements

The new rules let investors pay back losses in ways other than forced liquidation of their shares - which could prevent a vicious cycle of falling prices triggering sales, pushing values down further.


CHINA's securities regulator has relaxed rules on margin trading - borrowed funds that fuelled a spectacular stock market rally - after measures including an interest rate cut failed to stop equities falling.

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) removed some...

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