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An investor sits in front of a screen showing stock market movements in a stock firm in Fuyang, east China's Anhui province on January 4, 2016. Trading on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges was ended early on January 4 after shares fell seven percent, the first time China's new "circuit breaker" intervened to curb market volatility.        AFP PHOTO   CHINA OUTSTR/AFP/Getty Images
An investor sits in front of a screen showing stock market movements in a stock firm in Fuyang, east China's Anhui province on January 4, 2016. Trading on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges was ended early on January 4 after shares fell seven percent, the first time China's new "circuit breaker" intervened to curb market volatility.        AFP PHOTO   CHINA OUTSTR/AFP/Getty Images

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Circuit breakers stopped Monday's trading in China

Monday's market slide in China could have been much worse, if not for new financial circuit breakers that temporarily stopped the trading. CNN's Richard Quest explains.

Circuit breakers stopped Monday's trading in China

Monday's market slide in China could have been much worse, if not for new financial circuit breakers that temporarily stopped the trading. CNN's Richard Quest explains.