Steadier session as Chinese markets trade in a more orderly fashion albeit not without some volatility

  • -76.98
  • open 18398.76
  • high 18547.38
  • low 18327.52
  • USDJPY 119.42

As ever now keep an eye on Nikkei futures

Meanwhile the Shanghai Comp Index is currently down 1.25% at 3256.47, clawing back some losses as we head into the final hour.

The PBOC has injected the largest amount of liquidity since Sept, as Eamonn reported here

Our intrepid man Down Under also reported chatter

about Chinese restrictions on stock selling remaining in place in an attempt to curb further fall out