China loses spot as world's number 2 stock market
Updated : August 03, 2018 10:26 AM IST
China's stock market has been overtaken as the world's second-biggest by Japan's.
Data from Bloomberg News in intra-day trade showed the value of equities on the mainland had slipped behind those in their neighbouring country for the first time since taking the number-two spot in 2014.
The China stock market has been swiped this year by the threat of a trade war with the United States and slowing economic growth.
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