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Analysis: "Caveat emptor" as foreigners rush to ride China rebound

Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai in this June 8, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity portfolios, tempted by low valuations after two years of market underperformance and signs economic growth may be stabilizing. They have pumped nearly $4 billion (2 billion pounds) into Chinese equity funds in the past two months alone, trying to get in early on what they hope will be a sustained rally. Picture taken June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Aly Song/Files

Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai in this June 8, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity portfolios, tempted by low valuations after two years of...more

Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai in this June 8, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity portfolios, tempted by low valuations after two years of market underperformance and signs economic growth may be stabilizing. They have pumped nearly $4 billion (2 billion pounds) into Chinese equity funds in the past two months alone, trying to get in early on what they hope will be a sustained rally. Picture taken June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Aly Song/Files
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An investor places his hands on the back of his head in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Hefei, Anhui province in this May 2, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity portfolios, tempted by low valuations after two years of market underperformance and signs economic growth may be stabilizing. They have pumped nearly $4 billion (2 billion pounds) into Chinese equity funds in the past two months alone, trying to get in early on what they hope will be a sustained rally. Picture taken May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

An investor places his hands on the back of his head in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Hefei, Anhui province in this May 2, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity...more

An investor places his hands on the back of his head in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Hefei, Anhui province in this May 2, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity portfolios, tempted by low valuations after two years of market underperformance and signs economic growth may be stabilizing. They have pumped nearly $4 billion (2 billion pounds) into Chinese equity funds in the past two months alone, trying to get in early on what they hope will be a sustained rally. Picture taken May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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An electronic board showing stock information is reflected on an investor's sunglasses at a brokerage house in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this June 11, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity portfolios, tempted by low valuations after two years of market underperformance and signs economic growth may be stabilizing. They have pumped nearly $4 billion (2 billion pounds) into Chinese equity funds in the past two months alone, trying to get in early on what they hope will be a sustained rally. Picture taken June 11, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

An electronic board showing stock information is reflected on an investor's sunglasses at a brokerage house in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this June 11, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity portfolios, tempted...more

An electronic board showing stock information is reflected on an investor's sunglasses at a brokerage house in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this June 11, 2012 file photo. Foreign investors have started rebuilding their China equity portfolios, tempted by low valuations after two years of market underperformance and signs economic growth may be stabilizing. They have pumped nearly $4 billion (2 billion pounds) into Chinese equity funds in the past two months alone, trying to get in early on what they hope will be a sustained rally. Picture taken June 11, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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