SCOREBOARD: Taper tantrum

Markets saw big falls on each side of the Atlantic as investors were disgruntled by continued taper talk.

Markets sank again last night with big falls in both Europe and the US. We’re talking 1.2-1.7 per cent on the major European indices while on Wall St the S&P500 ended 1.2 per cent lower (1573), the Dow was off 139 points (14659) and the Nasdaq fell 1.1 per cent (3320).


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