A trader pauses while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell on July 18, 2017 in New York. Photo: AFPA trader pauses while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell on July 18, 2017 in New York. Photo: AFP
A trader pauses while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell on July 18, 2017 in New York. Photo: AFP

For 8 minutes, this Hangzhou K-12 educator was six times Apple’s market value, at US$5 trillion

A fat-finger trading error probably gave Hailiang a US$5 trillion market capitalisation, at least for 8 minutes.

Topic |   China stock market: Latest news and updates
A trader pauses while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell on July 18, 2017 in New York. Photo: AFPA trader pauses while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell on July 18, 2017 in New York. Photo: AFP
A trader pauses while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell on July 18, 2017 in New York. Photo: AFP
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