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Asia stocks slump on recession fears
Hong Kong, Aug 15, 2019 (AFP) - Asian markets sank Thursday after the Dow suffered its worst day of the year as fears of a global recession mounted with investors fleeing equities.
Tokyo's key Nikkei index nosedived nearly two percent at the open before recovering slightly to finish the morning 1.2 percent down.
The losses followed a dark day on European bourses and on Wall Street, with all three US benchmarks tumbling around three percent and US bond y ...