Squawk Box Live

Japan stocks slide; oil rallies


Squawk Box Live tracked global asset markets Wednesday amid continued volatility across equity indexes. Japan's Nikkei closed nearly 2.5 percent lower and European bourses fluctuated at the open.

This after the Dow swung through 1,000 points in Tuesday's session with financials and energy stocks moving into bear market territory.

Here's how the morning unfolded.

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