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Fresh bout of volatility hits Asian markets

Weak manufacturing data in China and the US sparks worries over global growth

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An investor pasts an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 26, 2015.

Singapore

ASIAN shares were rudderless in storm-tossed waters as a fresh wave of volatility swept across regional bourses on Wednesday, with the trigger this time being yet another bout of fears over the health of the world's two biggest economies.

Wild swings besieged stock