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13 February 2012

What happened? On February 10, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) announced that equity-oriented mutual funds may open accounts at the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFE) in order to trade index futures. Prior to opening the accounts, the mutual fund companies must sign the necessary agreements with futures companies that belong to the CFFE and with custodian banks. Bond funds and money market funds are not allowed to trade index futures.



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