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Markets 2015

Live coverage as the slump in Chinese stocks affects world markets.

  • If you think recent weeks have been tough on the markets, just think what it's been like for the traders:

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York August 27, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson 
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 
     Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York August 27, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange August 25, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell in New York August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson 
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson 
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange August 21, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange August 25, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 
    A trader talks on his phone outside the New York Stock Exchange on Wall St. August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 
     
     

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    by elizabeth.culliford edited by cassandra.garrison 9/4/2015 7:31:13 PM
  • Wall St. ends down after mixed jobs data

    U.S. stock indexes ended down more than 1 percent on Friday after a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this month.

    Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 272.18 points, or 1.66 percent, to 16,102.58, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 29.89 points, or 1.53 percent, to 1,921.24 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 49.58 points, or 1.05 percent, to 4,683.92.

    (Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)



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