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Seoul: Shares extend fall to 2% as China stocks drop fast

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Seoul shares extended their fall to 2 per cent to hit a two-year low by midday on Monday, as volatility grew after Chinese shares fell sharply during the session.

[SEOUL] Seoul shares extended their fall to 2 per cent to hit a two-year low by midday on Monday, as volatility grew after Chinese shares fell sharply during the session.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index fell as much as 2.3 per cent to 1,833.57 points, its lowest since July 10, 2013.

REUTERS