TABLE-China stock investors increase leverage as market stabilizes

August 13, 2015 9:22 AM

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SHANGHAI, Aug 13 Chinese stock investors have started borrowing more to fund stock purchases as the market stabilized following a slew of government rescue measures, signaling an end to weeks of rapid deleveraging.

The outstanding margin loans - money investors borrowed from brokerages to buy stocks, increased slightly over the past week, standing at 1.35 trillion yuan ($211.00 billion) on Tuesday, according to the latest data. After hitting a peak of 2.27 trillion yuan on June 18, China's official margin lend...

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