Investors monitor stock prices at a securities company in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province on October 8, 2018. Photo: AFP

Chinese stocks slammed as margin call selling overshadows latest government-led efforts to alleviate liquidity squeeze

  • The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index declined 1.4 per cent at the midday break
  • Eleven securities brokerages have agreed to form an asset management scheme worth 100 billion yuan to inject funds into troubled companies
Topic |   China stock market

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Investors monitor stock prices at a securities company in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province on October 8, 2018. Photo: AFP
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