A-share opening: SSE opens 8.42% lower, setting a record for nearly 23 years

At the opening of the A-share market, the Shanghai Stock Exchange opened sharply lower by 8.42%, with over 3,000 stocks falling and falling, a record of nearly 23 years. The last time it was larger than the opening was February 20, 1997, when the broader market opened 9.61% lower.