The jump in the yen piled further pressure on Japan's Nikkei which sank 3.4%. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.8%, and would have been lower if not for holidays in many centres.
That's all from us until tomorrow, after another day dominated by wild swings in the markets and angst over the global economy.
Engie CEO G�rard Mestrallet, second from right. Rugeley is the latest coal plant to close blaming low power prices and higher carbon costs.
LONDON New data-sharing rules could be introduced in Britain from the end of this year to encourage innovation and competition in banking, an industry working group said on Tuesday.
Signs of distress in financial markets accumulated amid deepening concern over the health of the global economy, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 300 points lower.