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Fears Grow Over Chinese Economic Slowdown

It’s been a turbulent start to 2016 for global financial markets, with big drops in the value of shares Monday. The sell-off began in China – where concerns are growing over the quickening pace of the slowdown.   Stock markets in the cities of Shanghai and Shenzhen were suspended Monday after falling more than 7 percent on the opening day of 2016 trading.   The sell-off triggered the so-called circuit-breaker mechanism for the first time – a system designed byt the Chinese...

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