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Asia Stocks Tumble on US Manufacturing Concerns

Asian stocks suffered Tuesday following the release of weaker than expected manufacturing data from the United States. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei average ended the day down nearly 4.2 percent - its lowest mark in nearly three months. After making strong gains in 2013, the Nikkei has tumbled over 15 percent since the start of the year. Japanese Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said investors are concerned about developments in the world's biggest economy. "In addition...

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