NANJING , Feb. 15, 2016 (Xinhua) -- An investor looks at an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 15, 2016. China's stocks closed lower on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.63 percent, to close at 2,746.2 points. The smaller Shenzhen index closed 0.05 percent lower at 9,668.84 points. (Xinhua/Su Yang)
BEIJING, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stock markets tumbled Monday after the week-long lunar New Year public holidays. The slide is not surprising as the stock markets in the United States, Europe and Japan all had a turbulent week.