New Oriental Education & Tech Grp EDU and TAL Education Group TAL shares are trading sharply lower during Monday's session. Shares of several Chinese stocks are trading lower amid Chinese President Xi winning his 3rd term and selecting loyalists to the Politburo Standing Committee. Some investors are concerned about increasing private sector and tech company regulation.
Xi Jinping secured his third term in power on Sunday by winning re-election as general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party.
The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) elected Xi as its general secretary for a precedent-breaking five-year term, according to a Reuters report. Jinping was first elected in 2012 and will complete his 10-year tenure this year.
The CCP also named a seven-member Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) led by Jinping, its inner circle of power dominated by the party leader's allies...Read More
According to data from Benzinga Pro:
- EDU is trading lower by 18.69% to $18.53
- TAL is trading lower by 19.59% to $3.16
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