China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended 2018 as the world’s worst market performer for a second year. Photo: AP

China’s securities firms suffer a miserable 2018 amid slumping stock market, but analysts expect a better year ahead

  • The 27 main listed brokerages see combined net profit plunge 43 per cent as stock market slump, sluggish trading, and shrinking IPO business take a toll
Topic |   China stock market

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China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended 2018 as the world’s worst market performer for a second year. Photo: AP
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