The Shanghai stock exchange has fallen nearly 10% in four days on fears of more interest rate rises in response to rises in the price of food.
The Shanghai composite index ended Wednesday down a further 1.9%, having fallen more than 4% on Friday and again on Tuesday.
The BBC reports inflation rose to 4.4% in October, with food prices rising 10.1%.
The People's Bank of China raised rates unexpectedly in October in response to growing inflation pressures.
Inflation is now at its highest level in two years. It was 3.6% in September.