Brief Intro

Brief Intro

Shanghai was China's first city to see the appearance of stocks, stock trading and stock exchanges. Stock trading started in Shanghai as early as 1860s. In 1891, the Shanghai Sharebrokers Association was established, which was regarded as the primitive form of stock bourses in China. Later in 1920 and 1921, the Shanghai Security Goods Exchange and the Shanghai Chinese Security Exchange commenced operations respectively. By the 1930s, Shanghai had emerged as the financial center of the Far East, where both Chinese and foreign investors could trade stocks, debentures, government bonds and futures. In 1946, Shanghai Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. was created on the basis of Chinese Security Exchange, but ceased operations three years later in 1949...

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