BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Chinese reverse merger companies, already under the microscope of the Securities and Exchange Commission, are now coming under scrutiny from Interactive Brokers (IBKR - Get Report) as the online brokerage is subjecting these stocks to increased margin requirements.Interactive Brokers alerted customers to the new margin requirements on Friday, saying certain securities of companies formed by a reverse merger have elevated risk concerns. The margin requirement jumped to 50% Monday and will increase to 75% Tuesday and then 100% on Wednesday.
Chinese RTOs Targeted by Interactive Brokers
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