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Asian markets tumble on Lehman collapse

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posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 03:44 AM
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Asian markets tumble on Lehman collapse


www.cnn.com

Japan's Nikkei index fell 4.9 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index declined 5.5 percent while a leading indicator of stock values in South Korea -- the KOSPI index -- went down 6.1 percent.

The stocks tumbled a day after earth-shaking news in the U.S. financial industry sent shock waves up and down Wall Street, raising fears in Asia that a decline in U.S. consumer spending could hurt export-driven economies in Asia.

Asian stock markets were closed Monday, so Tuesday's trading gave Asian traders their first opportunity to react to news from the United States.

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posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 03:44 AM
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Globalization at its finest.

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