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Chinese regulator considers raising limit for insurance companies’ investment in stocks


China’s banking and insurance regulator is considering to give insurance companies more room and freedom to invest in the stock markets, part of its efforts to introduce more long-term investors to the capital market.

The regulator is studying plans to raise the upper limit on insurance companies’ equity investment to allow insurers to play a greater role in the capital market, said Liang Tao, vice chairman of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) at a news . . .

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