24/08/2015 08:25 BST | Updated 24/08/2015 08:59 BST

Black Monday: Five Things You Need To Know About China's Stock Market Crash

The world's second-largest economy tanked spectacularly this week, sending the Chinese stock market into free fall before causing shockwaves across the globe.

Here are the five top things you need to know about what punters are tipping as 'Black Monday'.

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