1.5 million yuan in 100 yuan notes, stacked up in a department store in Shenyang city, Liaoning province, during a sales promotion last year. A new study suggests the majority of mainland stock market investors trade because they just enjoy it, not for long-term gain. Photo: Imaginechina

Mainland investors trade for ‘short-term fun’, reveals new study

State Street finds Chinese investors have the second highest ‘love of money’ of 20 countries surveyed, only beaten by India

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1.5 million yuan in 100 yuan notes, stacked up in a department store in Shenyang city, Liaoning province, during a sales promotion last year. A new study suggests the majority of mainland stock market investors trade because they just enjoy it, not for long-term gain. Photo: Imaginechina
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