The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has lost 25 per cent so far this year, ending trading on Thursday at 2,483 points, making it one of the world’s worst performers in 2018. Photo: AP

China tightens cybersecurity rules on domestic financial information providers to protect stock markets

  • Foreign vendors such as Bloomberg and Reuters have been subject to government regulation on market-sensitive financial data since 2009
  • New rules take effect on February 1 as Beijing seeks to avoid further damage after Central Economic Work Conference tax leak hit stock prices last week
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The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has lost 25 per cent so far this year, ending trading on Thursday at 2,483 points, making it one of the world’s worst performers in 2018. Photo: AP
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