Hi!Chinese stocks extended their losing run to a 10th session yesterday amid continuing worries about inflation and fears over a glut of new shares coming on to the market.
The Shanghai composite index fell 2.8 per cent to 2,794.75, its lowest close for more than 15 months.
About a quarter of stocks in the index fell by the daily 10 per cent limit.
Q1: Is there any difference between "per cent" and "percent"?
Q2: Is it okay to use "%" to replace " per cent" above? Which one is better?
Hi, thank you for your response.
I found this from a dictionary. per cent = percent
percent, per cent
for or out of every 100, shown shown by the symbol %:
You got 20 percent of the answers right - that means one in every five.
Only 40% of people bothered to vote in the election.