US stocks were sharply lower, with the Dow falling more than 950 points, sinking below 26,000 points for the first time since June. The Dow was on pace for its third-worst point drop in history.
The Nasdaq Composite fell 3.5%, its biggest decline since October 24, 2018. The Nasdaq logged its longest losing streak since November 2016, when it fell for nine-consecutive days in the lead-up to the presidential election.
The S&P 500 traded 3.7% lower, and could post its worst day of 2019. The S&P 500 fell for six consecutive down days for the first time since October, and the Dow posted its longest losing streak since March.
Asian markets all fell more than 1.6% Monday, and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng closed down 2.9% as protests continue in the region. In Europe, London’s FTSE 100 finished down 2.5%. Germany’s DAX and France’ Cac 40 closed 1.8% and 2.2% lower, respectively.