Markets in Asia fell sharply.
The Nikkei was off 6.9% to 7,703. Canon and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial took huge losses.
The Hang Seng fell 4.2% to 12,279.
The Shanghai Composite was off 1.7% to 1,984.
At the open in Europe, the FTSE was down 2.1% to 3,921. The Dax fell 2.6% to 4,245. The CAC 40 dropped 2.4% to 3,014.
Data from Reuters.
Douglas A. McIntyre