Keeping an Eye on India's Economy

The Mumbai-based Sensex Index has mirrored China and other Asia bourses with a 3.6% drop, and authorities are ready to curtail growth

Mar. 5 was another tough day on Asian bourses as stocks plunged across the region. Following further Wall Street losses on Mar. 2, at close of trading across Asia, only Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh index was higher. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ended down 575 points, or 3.3%, to 16,642, after further appreciation of the yen sparked fears over exporter profits. The loss was the Nikkei's largest since June.

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