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  • Asia stocks slammed, Shanghai sheds 8.5% Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 6:34 AM ET
    Asia stocks slammed, Shanghai sheds 8.5%

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah has the latest details on the selloff in Asian stocks.

  • *Shanghai stocks lose 9 pct, lack of steps from Beijing disappoints. Safe-haven government bonds and the yen and the euro rallied as widespread fears of a China- led global economic slowdown and currency war kicked in. "It is a China driven macro panic," said Didier Duret, chief investment officer at ABN Amro.

  • U.S. investors got a serious jolt Monday when the Dow Jones industrial average tumbled 1,000 points minutes after the market opened in a wave of selling that circled the globe after a historic plunge in Chinese stocks. The Dow was down 282 points, or 1.7 percent, to 16,176 points as of 1:54 p.m. Eastern time. The Standard& Poor's 500 index briefly slid into...

  • TOKYO, Aug 24- Asian stocks dived to 3- year lows on Monday as a rout in Chinese equities gathered pace, hastening an exodus from riskier assets as fears of a China- led global economic slowdown roiled world markets. Safe-haven government bonds and the yen rallied on the widespread unrest in the financial markets, set in motion nearly two weeks ago when China...

  • TOKYO, Aug 24- Japanese stocks tumbled to a 5-1/ 2- month low on Monday morning on a broad sell-off triggered by China growth fears, hitting cyclical stocks hard, including the likes of Toyota Motor Corp and Hitachi Ltd. Nervousness about a China- led global economic downturn sent the Nikkei down for a fifth day, off 2.7 percent to 18,903.53 in mid-morning trade, the...

  • TOKYO— Stocks fell in early trading Monday in Asia as investors shaken by the sell-off last week on Wall Street unloaded shares in many sectors. The Shanghai composite index tumbled 8 percent to 3,228.57 in early trading; Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 4.2 percent to 21,475.15 and Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index dropped 2.7 percent to 18,918.42.

  • The safe-haven yen rallied and key government bonds were bought from the widespread unrest in the financial markets, set in motion nearly two weeks ago when China devalued its currency and generated fears about the state of its economy. Fears of a China- led global economic slowdown drove Wall Street to its steepest one-day drop in nearly four years on Friday...

  • NEW YORK— With the U.S. and global markets having their worst week in years, here is a breakdown on how bad the damage has been:. Germany's DAX: down 10.5 percent in August, but up 3.3 percent in 2015.. U.K.' s FTSE 100: down 7.6 percent this month, down 6 percent this year.

  • LONDON, Aug 21- World stock markets tumbled towards their worst week of the year on Friday and commodities got another kicking, as more alarming data from China sent investors scurrying to the safety of bonds and gold. The data from China showed its giant manufacturing sector slowing at the fastest pace since the depths of the financial crisis in 2009,...

  • LONDON, Aug 21- European shares fell to a seven-month low on Friday, tracking a drop in Asian equity markets after a survey showed Chinese factory activity contracted at its fastest pace since 2009.. The Caixin/ Markit manufacturing index showed activity in China's factory sector shrank at its fastest pace in almost 6-1/ 2 years in August as domestic and export...

  • LONDON, Aug 21- European shares fell sharply on Friday, tracking a drop in Asian equity markets and U.S. stock futures after a survey showed Chinese factories contracted at their fastest pace since the global financial crisis in 2009.. The Caixin/ Markit manufacturing index showed activity in China's factory sector shrank at its fastest pace in almost 6-1/ 2...

  • TOKYO, Aug 21- Japan's Nikkei fell below the 20,000 mark for a fourth consecutive day to a 3-1/ 2 month closing low on yet more signs of deceleration in the Chinese economy. As Apple lost 2 percent after a Gartner report showed falling smartphone sales in China, share prices for the tech giant's Japan suppliers followed suit. Alps Electric fell 7.1 percent while...

  • US stocks tumble on global slowdown fears Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 12:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Growing concerns about a slowdown in China shook markets around the world on Friday, driving the U.S. stock market to its biggest drop in nearly four years. The rout started in Asia and quickly spread to Europe, battering major markets in Germany and France. "Investors are wondering if growth isn't coming from the U.S. or China, where is it going to come from?"

  • TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, Aug 21- Global stocks tumbled on Friday after a survey showed Chinese factories contracted at their fastest pace since the depth of the global financial crisis in 2009, sending investors scurrying to the safety of bonds and gold. Oil prices and emerging market assets also took a hammering, as fears of a China- led deceleration in global growth...

  • *Performance of China markets later in session in focus. TOKYO, Aug 21- Asian stocks fell early on Friday, following Wall Street, as fears took hold of a China- led deceleration in global growth. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.5 percent.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- World stock markets fell and Brent oil prices remained under pressure on Thursday as another slump in the equity market of China, the No. 2 economy, stoked concerns about sluggish global growth. Stocks in China tumbled again, with both the Shanghai and Shenzhen markets down more than 3 percent. "The narrative is still being shaped by two things...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- World stock markets and oil prices fell on Thursday as another slump in the equity market of China, the No. 2 economy, stoked concerns about sluggish global growth. Stocks in China tumbled again, with both the Shanghai and Shenzhen markets down more than 3 percent. "This is clearly the indicators that are coming out of China," said Paul Mendelsohn, chief...

  • Shares in Asia hit a two-year low, German stocks extended losses in what is shaping up to be their worst month in over three years, and British stocks hit their lowest since January. Turkey's lira hit a record low and Kazakhstan's tenge plunged 23 percent after authorities abandoned its peg and let it float. said David David Papier at ETX Capital in London.

  • TOKYO, Aug 20- Japanese stocks fell for a third day to a near six-week low on Thursday on worries about China's economy, while SoftBank Group Corp soared on news its president will buy the company's shares. The Nikkei share average ended 0.9 percent lower at 20,033.52, the lowest closing level since July 10. SoftBank jumped 2.2 percent and was the second most traded...

  • TOKYO, Aug 20- Japanese stocks fell for a third day to a three-week low on Thursday morning on worries about China's economy and Wall Street weakness, but SoftBank Group Corp soared on news its president will buy the company's shares. SoftBank jumped 3 percent and was the most traded stock by turnover after President Nikesh Arora said he is buying about 60 billion...