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Playing the market - China's small investors - Sort by:
Playing the market - China's small investors
Some are in it purely for the money. Others just want a few extra yuan to buy a meal. And then there are also those who trade for fun or to spend time among friends.

Millions of mom-and-pop investors - from pensioners, to security guards, to students - dominate China's stock markets, conducting about 80 percent of all transactions. But this year they have experienced one of the most tumultuous periods in the country's financial history.
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Shanghai, China
Investors smoke as they look at an electronic board displaying stock information through windows in a smoking area of a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, September 7, 2015. Some are in it just for the money, others to help buy a meal. Then there are those who trade for fun or to spend time among friends. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Investors play cards during a mid-day break at a brokerage... more
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Tang Youyu, 73, wears a cowboy hat and sunglasses as... more
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Tang Weiguo (L), takes a nap on chairs at during a... more
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Investors' water bottles stand on a shelf at the corner... more
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Wang Fugui, wearing a gold ring and a bracelet, leans... more
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Shen Yuxi (L), introduces analysis software to investors... more
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Lv Hai looks at a screen displaying a stock analysis... more
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Gao Haibao, looks at stock information on his mobile... more
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Qian Yujie looks at stock indexes on his desktop during... more
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Wang Cunchun, 90, watches news about stocks on TV at... more
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Du Mingpeng's face is seen reflected on his electric... more
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Yue Banghai moves his electric bike during a "street... more
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Yue Banghai checks on his laptop on the back of his... more
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Wang Ji, 29, recommends a stock to other investors... more
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Wu Lin’an (2nd, L) advices an investor on current trends... more
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Mr Zhou, displays stock analysis software on a computer... more
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Shen (4th L) listens to a man analysing a chart showing... more
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Gao Haibao (C), checks stock information on his mobile... more
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A piece of paper stock information written on it is... more
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Wang Cunchun, 90, walks back home from a brokerage... more
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