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China's STAR Market to ease merger rules for tech companies

Smoother delistings seen as way to attract domestic players facing US pressure

Visitors attend the SEMICON China 2020 semiconductor expo in Shanghai on June 28.

SHANGHAI -- China's answer to Nasdaq looks to loosen merger and acquisition rules, aiming to attract more stock market listings as the U.S. intensifies scrutiny on Chinese companies.

Hu Rixin, deputy director of the Shanghai Stock Exchange's Offering and Listing Center, said Sunday that the bourse is drafting rules to let the market play a bigger role, as current regulations hamper delisting.

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