A stock investor in front of a display screen at a brokerage in the Zhejiang provincial capital of Hangzhou on 3 February 2020. Contrary to global conventions, China depicts gains and advances in red, and denotes losses and declines in green. Photo: EPA-EFE A stock investor in front of a display screen at a brokerage in the Zhejiang provincial capital of Hangzhou on 3 February 2020. Contrary to global conventions, China depicts gains and advances in red, and denotes losses and declines in green. Photo: EPA-EFE
A stock investor in front of a display screen at a brokerage in the Zhejiang provincial capital of Hangzhou on 3 February 2020. Contrary to global conventions, China depicts gains and advances in red, and denotes losses and declines in green. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s stock accounts top 160 million, equal to world’s ninth-largest population, outpacing Communist Party’s membership

  • China had about 160 million equity traders by the end of January, according to the country’s central clearing house
  • That would make China’s army of stock traders the world’s ninth-largest population – ahead of Russia and just shy of Bangladesh

Topic |   China stock market
A stock investor in front of a display screen at a brokerage in the Zhejiang provincial capital of Hangzhou on 3 February 2020. Contrary to global conventions, China depicts gains and advances in red, and denotes losses and declines in green. Photo: EPA-EFE A stock investor in front of a display screen at a brokerage in the Zhejiang provincial capital of Hangzhou on 3 February 2020. Contrary to global conventions, China depicts gains and advances in red, and denotes losses and declines in green. Photo: EPA-EFE
A stock investor in front of a display screen at a brokerage in the Zhejiang provincial capital of Hangzhou on 3 February 2020. Contrary to global conventions, China depicts gains and advances in red, and denotes losses and declines in green. Photo: EPA-EFE
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