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Asia Markets Fall Sharply

Key Asian stock markets are down sharply Monday, continuing a global slide that saw U.S. markets drop 3 percent at the close Friday. Japan's Nikkei dropped more than 3 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell nearly 5 percent hours before Monday's close.  Other markets in the Pacific region were also down sharply. China's Shanghai exchange was down more than 8 percent. The fall in markets across the globe in recent days is keyed mainly by a fear about a Chinese...

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