Meet the New Stock Market Regulators: Marx and Mao

Karl Marx and Mao Zedong aren’t normally top of the reading pile for stock market regulators. They are in China.

Less than a week before a major meeting of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing, the county’s top market official has exhorted his colleagues to dust off their collections of works by prominent left-wing thinkers.

Liu Shiyu, the head of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, told fellow regulators this week that they should revisit classic Communist texts freque

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