Asian shares sag on Chinese growth anxiety

Jan 24, 2014, 1:22 AM EST
A pedestrian is reflected in the window as he looks at a quotation board flashing the Nikkei key index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on September 18, 2013.
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Asian shares lurched to a 4-1/2 month low on Friday, extending the previous day's weakness as disappointing Chinese manufacturing data raised concerns over the economy, and investors sought safety in gold and the yen.
Asian shares sag on Chinese growth anxiety, emerging currencies [Reuters]
China stocks rise to three-week high as property companies rally [Bloomberg]
U.S. stocks fall on worries over Chinese economy [AP]