An electric board at a securities firm in Beijing shows a halt in Shanghai stock trading when a "circuit breaker" mechanism designed to prevent volatility was triggered in the afternoon after a drop of 7 per cent in the CSI 300 index comprising stocks listed in the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. Photo: Kyodo

Stock market regulators in China must fine-tune circuit breaker to avoid repeat of ‘Black Monday’

Allowing market forces to play a bigger role would result in less volatility and greater confidence among retail investors

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An electric board at a securities firm in Beijing shows a halt in Shanghai stock trading when a "circuit breaker" mechanism designed to prevent volatility was triggered in the afternoon after a drop of 7 per cent in the CSI 300 index comprising stocks listed in the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. Photo: Kyodo
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