Charting the Markets: More Bad News for Global Stocks

Chinese stocks see a late-day rise, while the Hong Kong dollar slumps and Brent crude holds above $30.

Do Markets Look More Like 1998 Than 1937?

Global stocks dropped for the eighth day in nine, with the MSCI All Country World Index falling to its lowest level since September. Today's drop was prompted by Wednesday's sell-off in the U.S - the S&P 500 Index fell 2.5 percent - and continued concerns about the health of China's economy. Indonesia's rupiah and the Jakarta Composite Index pared earlier losses after suspected Islamic State militants staged a gun-and-bomb assault in central Jakarta. Several people died in the worst attack in since at least 2009.

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