Asian markets follow Europe and US as share prices tumble

Worldwide stock markets fallWe wake this morning to the news that Asia stock markets have fallen significantly overnight, and holding our breath to see what will happen when European markets open this morning and the US Dow Jones later today. Overnight Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 3.6%, whilst markets in South Korea's lost 6.1%, and in Australia 2.1%. This comes on the back of yesterday’s falls on the US Dow Jones which was down by 5.6%, and a 3.39% reduction of the FTSE 100; all 18 markets in western ...