The Hang Seng index drops over 2,100 points on Wednesday as a rout in the mainland spilled over into Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chinese markets routed as 51pc of A-shares in Shanghai and Shenzhen suspend trading; Hong Kong plunges

In unprecedented move, 1,429 or 51 per cent of all stocks listed in the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges voluntarily suspend trading of their stocks. Shanghai closes at 3-1/2 month low and Hong Kong falls over 2,100 points

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The Hang Seng index drops over 2,100 points on Wednesday as a rout in the mainland spilled over into Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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