Shanghai Composite index falls near 2008 lows

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Looking at the divergence of the Shanghai Composite index and the Dow Industrials over the last 3 years or so is staggering. In 2011 the Chinese index lost 20% of its value and it now sits at 2,106, down 17% in the last year and down 62% versus its peak of 5,589 in 2007 before the financial crisis. Since July 2009, the Dow Industrials has had a steady climb up and the Chinese index has moved in the opposite direction. China may be an economic miracle, but not so much for investors in its stock markets!

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