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China halts share trading after 7% rout

The sell-off triggered circuit breakers designed to limit market volatility

4th January, 2016
China's CSI 300 index dropped seven per cent

China halted trading in stocks, futures and options after a sell-off triggered circuit breakers designed to limit swings in one of the world’s most volatile equity markets.

Trading was halted at about 1:34 p.m. local time on Monday after the CSI 300 Index dropped seven per cent, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. An earlier 15-minute halt at the five per cent level failed to stop the retreat, with shares extending losses as...

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