NEW YORK, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Stocks on major world markets slid to a three-month low on Wednesday, with the benchmark S&P500 stock index falling more than 3.0 percent, its biggest one-day fall since February.

Technology shares tumbled on fears of slowing demand, while bond yields ended lower after seeing multi-year highs earlier this week.

Major equity indexes in Europe fell more than 1.0 percent, also pulled down by technology shares, and gold prices inched up as some investors sought refuge in the metal.

via Stocks suffer worst loss in 8 months with the Dow plunging more than 800 points – AOL Finance

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Stocks suffer worst loss in 8 months with the Dow plunging more than 800 points – AOL Finance

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