Beleggers wereldwijd in paniek Topoverleg Europese leiders over beurzen China en Japan roepen op tot ingrijpen

Van Amsterdam tot Tokio, beurzen kelderden de afgelopen dagen. Paniek over schulden in de VS en Europa neemt toe zolang een oplossing uitblijft.

Donald F. Civitanova of Getco Securities, LLC watches prices on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on August 4, 2011. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 4.3 percent Thursday, its worst one-day drop in more than two years, as global markets melted down over fears of another world economic downturn. The Dow was down 512.76 points to 11,383.68; the broader S&P 500 lost 4.8 percent to 1,200.07, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite plunged 5.1 percent to 2,556.39. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA AFP