Shares closed out August on a low note Friday in Europe and the U.S., with the U.S. market down 3% to 4.5% for the month and European shares at their lowest point since mid-July. Speculation over U.S. actions by the military in Syria and the central bank on its bond-buying program were factors Friday on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Stoxx Europe 600 falling 0.94% to 297.32 and the S&P 500 ending the day 0.32% lower at 1,632.97. Here is a continuously updated list of global stock indexes.

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