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Tell us: What were you doing on Black Monday?

An exhausted trader slumps in his chair at the Toronto Stock Exchange October 19, 1987, known as Black Monday.

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Friday marks the 25th anniversary of Black Monday, the day stock markets around the world crashed and the Dow Jones industrial average dropped by 22.61 per cent, shedding $500-billion in value - the largest single-day loss in history.

The Globe is collecting readers' stories about that day and those that followed. Were you invested in the stock markets in 1987? Tell us about your experience in the form below.

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Dianne Nice is community editor for Report on Business and writes about social media. Previously, she was The Globe's online editor for Careers and Personal Finance and has written about these topics for Report on Business and Globe Investor. More


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