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What occurred in a single day

In America, the S&P 500 closed down 0.7pc, at 5,266.95, whereas the Dow Jones Industrial Average of 30 main US firms closed down 1.1pc, at 38,441.54, whereas the Nasdaq Composite index fell 0.6pc, to shut at 16,920.58.

Yields on the benchmark 10-year US Treasury bonds hit a four-week excessive at 4.61pc, up from 4.54pc late on Tuesday.

Hong Kong shares opened with one other loss on Thursday morning following a retreat on Wall Street.

The Hang Seng Index edged down 0.29pc to 18,423.78, the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.23pc to three,103.71, whereas the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second alternate dipped 0.23pc to 1,730.14.

In Tokyo, the benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 1.15pc to 38,115.19 in early commerce, whereas the broader Topix index misplaced 1.55pc to 2,699.09.