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Asian business sentiment crumbles on China shock

SLOWDOWN In shipping (with responses from Singapore's NOL and Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries), the index fell to the survey's lowest of 25 - a likely warning that global trade is slowing as demand starts to cool.


SENTIMENT at Asia's biggest companies tumbled in the third quarter at a record pace due to growing worries about the economic slowdown in China and the risks it poses to the global outlook, a Thomson Reuters/IN- SEAD survey has shown.

The Thomson Reuters/IN- SEAD Asian