Global markets tumble; U.S. stock futures point to continued selloff on Wall Street

Marketwatch - 2018-10-11

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Global stocks were under pressure Thursday, with U.S. stock-index futures pointing to continued selling on the heels of a more than 800-point plunge for the Dow industrials a day earlier.The broad market rout that extended into Asia came after investors got spooked by rising bond yields and the prospect of U.S. interest rates heading higher.How are major benchmarks faring?Dow Jones Industrial Average futuresYMZ8,-0.72%were down 265 points, or 1%, to 25,257, while S&P 500 futuresESZ8,-0.58%dropped 24.10 points, or 0.9%, to 2,757. Nasdaq-100 futuresNQZ8,-0.72%dropped 70 points, or 1%, to 6,963.