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How the world's major stocks markets have done this month

How the world's major stock markets have performed in this difficult month

How the world's major stocks markets have done this month

NEW YORK (AP) -- With the U.S. and global markets having their worst month in years, here is a breakdown on how bad the damage has been since the declines started last week:

U.S. Markets, as of 1:45 p.m. ET Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average: down 8.6 percent in August, and down 9.3 percent in 2015.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index: down 8.2 percent this month, and down 6.2 percent this year.

The Nasdaq composite: down 9.7 percent this month, and down 2.3 percent this year.

Europe:

Germany's DAX: down 14.7 percent in August, and down 1.6 percent in 2015.

France's CAC-40: down 13.8 percent this month, but up 2.6 percent this year.

U.K.'s FTSE 100: down 11.9 percent this month, down 10.2 percent this year.

Asia:

Japan's Nikkei index: down 9.9 percent in August, up 6.2 percent in 2015.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng: down 13.7 percent this month, and down 10 percent this year.

China's Shanghai Composite: down 12.4 percent this month, and down 0.8 percent this year.


Updated : 2021-09-28 03:27 GMT+08:00