Asian market slide sharply as they opened, on the tail of a US sell-off, disturbing news about American banks, and new risks that Greece may default.
The Hang Seng was off over 2% at 10 PM EST to 19,795. The Nikkei has fallen by 1.5% to 8,804.
Asia banks and financial firms took the brunt of the sell-off
Douglas A. McIntyre