TSX firms as golds rally (Reuters)

Reuters – Toronto’s main stock market index firmed on Friday morning, following the previous session’s 3 percent drop, as fears of another U.S. recession and a financial crisis in Europe were offset by a jump in gold-mining shares as bullion prices hit a new high.

US stock futures sink on debt, recession jitters (AP)

AP – U.S. stock futures are sinking as economic jitters and uncertainty about Europe’s finances fuel another day of selling around the world.

World stocks plunge on growing recession fears (AP)

AP – Global stocks slid again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe’s debt crisis, which is stoking acute fears over the continent’s banking sector.

World stocks plunge on growing recession fears (AP)

AP – Global stocks slid again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe’s debt crisis, which is stoking acute fears over the continent’s banking sector.

World stocks plunge on growing recession fears (AP)

AP – Global stocks slid again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe’s debt crisis, which is stoking acute fears over the continent’s banking sector.

HK police say arrests alleged HKEx cyber attacker (Reuters)

Reuters – Hong Kong police said on Friday they had arrested a businessman who allegedly hacked into the news website of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx), the world’s biggest bourse operator by market value.

HK police say arrests alleged HKEx cyber attacker (Reuters)

Reuters – Hong Kong police said on Friday they had arrested a businessman who allegedly hacked into the news website of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx), the world’s biggest bourse operator by market value.

Asia ends lower, Europe starts in the red

World stock markets fell Friday following a bruising selloff in global markets during the previous session. Asian stocks ended broadly lower, European stocks opened in the red and U.S.

European stocks to extend slump and gold scales new record (Reuters)

Reuters – European stocks are slated for another fall on Friday after Asian stocks slumped on growing fears the U.S. economy was sliding into recession and as some European lenders faced short-term funding strains, raising fears of a systemic banking crisis on the continent.

Asian stocks sink on fresh fears of US recession (AP)

AP – Stock markets in Asia opened sharply lower Friday amid signs of a possible U.S. recession and renewed worries over the financial health of Europe’s banks