Global equities slumped during the month on the largest contraction in the Chinese manufacturing sector in over six years. This called into question the sustainability of the global economic expansion, which caused investors to sell equities across the board.

The global sell-off continued today on the back of declines last week. China, declining crude prices, continued concerns over Greece, and the Federal Reserve’s near-term interest rate policy have created a potent cocktail for investors to swallow.

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