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China to officially introduce stock index circuit breaker after Jan 1: Caixin


[SHANGHAI] China will officially launch a circuit breaker for the country's benchmark stock indexes after Jan 1, 2016, respected financial magazine Caixin reported on its website, citing regulatory sources.

In September, China's Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges and the China Financial Futures Exchange said they planned to introduce the mechanism to "stabilise the market", and has published proposals for public consultation.