Chart: Australia's ASX 200 just fell below 5000 points for the first time in 2 years

After yesterday’s 4.1% hammering, Australian stocks remain under the pump in early trade on Tuesday.

The benchmark ASX 200 index has fallen by a further 1.46%, taking its losses from this years high to 17.8%.

As a consequence, the index is now trading below the 5000 points level for the first time since July 11, 2013.

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