As stocks lose US$2.1 trillion, Asia markets bear brunt of selloff

  • Markets
  • Friday, 22 Jun 2018

HONG KONG: It’s been a brutal two weeks for global equities, but for those invested in Asia it’s been even worse.

More than three-fourths of the $2.1 trillion lost in stock values worldwide came from the region. China bore the brunt, with the selloff erasing $746 billion as the Shanghai Composite Index came close to entering a bear market.

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