Dow plummets 1,000 points minutes after opening and raises fears that a tech bubble has burst, with Facebook and Apple among the biggest early losers

US stock markets collapsed on Monday, continuing a global stock market rout that has wiped hundreds of billions of dollars off shares across the world.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 1,000 points shortly after the markets opened, but it recovered slightly to be down 620 points, or 6%, shortly before 10am.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS