Regulatory concerns knock Chinese shares

China's stock market closed 8.26% down on Monday 4 June as worries that the government is about to take further measures to cool the economy triggered a major sell-off.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 330 points to close at 3,670.4 in the largest fall since February, when a drop in Chinese share prices was blamed for unsettling markets around the world.

Monday's fall follows similar declines last week, after the imposition of higher taxes on stock trades, a regulatory initiative

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