TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks fell sharply on Monday and the dollar stepped back from its recent highs as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.
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An investor looks at stock prices on a screen in a securities exchange in Shanghai. An investor looks at stock prices on a screen in a securities exchange in Shanghai.
William A. Ackman has made a $1 billion bet on Herbalife's collapse, and lobbied aggressively for it. Credit Scott Eells/Bloomberg, via Getty Images.
As the uneasy standoff over Ukraine continues into another week, risks linger that a worsening conflict could damage the European economy.