China has a vast army of experienced, often elderly, individual stock market investors. They are often prone to overexcitement and making impulsive decisions. Photo: EPA

Is Star Market, Xi Jinping’s pet project to boost tech fundraising, just another casino for excitable stock market punters?

  • Many small investors who chased early gains came unstuck when the frenzied rally that sent the shares skyrocketing ran out of steam
  • After a week of unrestricted trading, strict limits on share-price movements kick in next week for the tech innovation board
Topic |   China stock market

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China has a vast army of experienced, often elderly, individual stock market investors. They are often prone to overexcitement and making impulsive decisions. Photo: EPA
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