CHINA'S stock market was not rattled yesterday by the news of Chen's death. Although share indexes on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges fell, traders and analysts said this was not connected. An analyst with a British brokerage house said: 'The news doesn't have any effect on the stock market because he has been out of China's political scene for a long time.' At the Shanghai Stock Exchange yesterday, the focus was instead on the debut trade of H share company Yizheng Chemical Fibre Co, a polyester fibre maker. The analyst said Chen's contribution to China's stock market could not be viewed as on the same level as Deng Xiaoping, whose sweeping market reforms boosted the development of the securities market in China. Paul Vibert, research analyst in Shanghai for Baring Securities, said Chen's death would not necessarily lead to more reforms.