- CSRC Intervention: China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) suspends lending of restricted shares from Jan. 29.
- Fair Market Measures: New rules aim to enhance fairness, reasonableness, and reduce the advantages of institutions in securities lending.
- Capital Outflow Limits: Move aligns with China’s efforts to limit capital outflows and maintain market stability.
CSRC’s Market Intervention:
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has taken further steps to curb short-selling activities amid turbulent market conditions. In an announcement on its WeChat account, CSRC revealed the suspension of lending restricted shares, effective from January 29.
Fairness and Reasonableness Emphasized:
The new regulations are designed to emphasize fairness and reasonableness in the market. They aim to reduce the efficiency of securities lending, limiting institutional advantages in information and tools usage. This move grants investors more time to digest market information, fostering a fairer market order.