China stocks in sharpest drop since 2007

11:20 | 30/07/2015 Cooperation

Asian shares slumped on Monday, led by Shanghai and Chinese shares.

China stocks in sharpest drop since 2007

Despite government’s efforts to support the market, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index plunged 8.48 percent, its worst single-day loss in eight years. 

According to analysts, the sharp drop came amid fresh data showing that China's growth continues to face strong headwinds. While some economists hailed the government's efforts to stem risks to the broader economy, others suggested that more market-oriented measures be taken as they believe government intervention is only delaying the inevitable./.

Source: VOVworld