China stocks have been rattled by the escalating trade tension between the US and China, an intensified crackdown on the shadow banking system by Beijing and a wave of bond defaults. Photo: AP

China stocks world’s worst performers in first half of 2018, volatility surges in Hong Kong to two-year high

Benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rises for first time this week on Friday to eke out 2.2pc gain

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China stocks have been rattled by the escalating trade tension between the US and China, an intensified crackdown on the shadow banking system by Beijing and a wave of bond defaults. Photo: AP
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