China is reportedly planning to limit short selling as the coronavirus outbreak hits stock markets hard. Photo: Shutterstock
China is reportedly planning to limit short selling as the coronavirus outbreak hits stock markets hard. Photo: Shutterstock

China moves to limit short selling as virus outbreak looms over financial market reopening

  • Government moves to limit volatility on financial markets’ first day of trading after the extended Lunar New Year holiday
  • Global stock markets have fallen sharply in the last week due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus inside and outside China

China is reportedly planning to limit short selling as the coronavirus outbreak hits stock markets hard. Photo: Shutterstock
China is reportedly planning to limit short selling as the coronavirus outbreak hits stock markets hard. Photo: Shutterstock
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