Chinese Composite Index is down on the fear of Corona Virus.
The index is down -9% at the days open. Its wiping more than $100B off its value.
Chinese stocks plunges as markets reopen
China, fears over the corona virus have triggered a sharp fall in shares when markets reopened after the Lunar New Year holiday today.
The Shanghai Composite index fell nearly 9% before recovering slightly, while commodity prices also slumped.
The fall came despite China’s central bank announcing new measures to ease the impact of the outbreak.