China's Stocks Cap Biggest Selloff Since 2008 on Rescue Doubts

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  • Shanghai Composite Index declines 12% in month of August
  • Brokerages drop on executive detentions, stock-fund orders

China Markets End Volatile August in Continued Slide

China’s stocks fell, capping the benchmark index’s biggest two-month tumble since 2008, amid concern that government intervention to prop up the market will fail.

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