Europe's main stock markets sank on Tuesday after weaker manufacturing data
increased concerns about the Chinese economy.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index plunged 3.03 percent to close at 6,058.54 points.
In the eurozone, the CAC 40 in Paris dropped 2.40 percent to finish at 4,541.16 points, while
Frankfurt's DAX 30 fell 2.38 percent to end at 10,015.57 points.