Dow Jones reaches six-month low as investors worldwide worry that world’s second-largest economy may be in worst shape than had been believed

US stocks dropped sharply on Wednesday following a slide in markets across the world due to concerns about the health of the Chinese economy.

All the major US stock indices opened lower on Wednesday morning, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing 244 points, or 1.39%, to 17,159 points – a six-month low. The Standard & Poor’s 500 was down 1.31% and the Nasdaq was off 1.42%.

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