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03.19.2012 11:10

Can Anyone Save Stock Market Supervision?

The nation's understaffed securities market inspection team and a weak legal system suggest a dismal answer
By staff reporters Lu Yuan, Wang Ziwu and Zheng Fe

China's securities market inspectors have long been a mysterious lot who carefully guard the secrets of their sleuthing techniques.

They follow opaque procedures that may begin with a tip from a Shanghai Stock Exchange official and end with a 10-year jail term for a businessman convicted of insider trading.

Likewise hidden from the public eye are the job's inherent dangers.

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