TABLE-China stock investors boost leverage as markets warm up

November 5, 2015 8:43 AM

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SHANGHAI, Nov 5 Chinese stock investors raised their leveraged bets in the past week as primary indexes surged, with outstanding margin loans on Wednesday hitting their highest since the end of August.

On Wednesday, outstanding margin loans increased 1.99 percent to 1.05 trillion yuan ($165.53 billion), the biggest one-day growth since Oct. 12. During the week of Oct. 26-30, the number of new investors was 337,400, its highest since the last week of August, even though a net outflow of 54.6 billio...

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