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There have been riots on the streets of Hong Kong following heavy losses at the city's Hang Seng index. The Hang Seng closed over 8% lower with losses in banks, communications companies and exploration companies.
Thai stocks and the baht fell, while the cost of protecting external debt from default surged, as police clashed with protesters surrounding parliament, deepening concern the political crisis will speed an exit by investors.