An investor watches the electronic board at a stock exchange hall on November 26, 2018 in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China.
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BEIJING — Multiple publicly listed Chinese companies have disclosed instances of what they characterize as accidental stock sales in the last few weeks.
For example, Shenzhen Changfang, a manufacturer of light-emitting diode (LED) products, said in a filing that on Friday a shareholder named Nie Xianghong accidentally sold 16,000 shares by typing in the wrong stock ticker. She was acting in accordance with Li Dichu, one of the company’s top 10 investors who has a roughly 11% stake and had planned to trim his holdings by about 3% of the…