Over 1.89 million new investor accounts opened on the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses in March

20 Apr, 2020 08:09

More than 1.89 million investors in China opened accounts to trade stocks on the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses in March, industry data showed.

The number was up 111.21% from February, according to the China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation Limited.

By the end of last month, the number of investors with A-share accounts reached around 163.34 million, the data showed.

Individual investors accounted for the majority of investors, reaching around 162.95 million, while some 389,200 institutional investors had accounts.