Asia stock slide deepens; tech shares weak

Asian stocks fell on Monday after Wall Street suffered its worst three-day slide in 10 months, but losses were muted, and high-yielding currencies edged up as some investor appetite for riskier assets surfaced.

Gold hits record high, Asian shares rise

Gold hit a record high on Monday as investors hedged against a weak dollar while Asian shares edged higher after upbeat reports from US retailers underpinned confidence the global economy is recovering.