ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Technology

GameStop turns little-known China firm Webull into No. 2 app in US

WallStreetBets flock to online brokerage as retail investors seek Robinhood alternative

Webull Financial CEO Anthony Denier seen ringing the closing bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Time Square, New York, on Jan. 14.

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Webull, a Chinese-owned trading app, became the second most popular app in the U.S. last Thursday, the day online brokerages imposed restrictions on retail investors buying GameStop, AMC Entertainment and several other volatile stocks.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more