(Yicai Global) Nov. 02 -- China's stock markets resumed their downward movement that began earlier this week, with major indexes down significantly in early trading on Thursday.
Selling pressure was seen across the board, with most sectors trading at a lower price level than Wednesday's closing price.
At 10:05 am, the Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.43 percent at 3,381.06 points after falling 0.13 percent at the open.
The Shenzhen Component Index fell 0.52 percent to 11,293.46 points after falling 0.12 percent at the open.
The Growth Enterprise Index, mostly comprising small-cap companies, felt the most pressure, falling 0.65 percent to 1,860.56 points to continue its 0.16 percent decline at the opening.