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(Close): US car maker Ford saw its share price dip 7.47% after it lowered its profit forecast for this year to $6bn (£3.7bn) from $7 to $8bn.

That decline was part of a broader trend, with US markets falling on Monday, unnerved by pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

The Dow Jones index dropped 51.93 points to 17,071.22.

The broader S&P 500 fell 5.05 points to 1,977.80 and the tech heavy Nasdaq dipped 6.34 points to 4,505.85.

Denver, Colorado-based Janus Capital Group also saw its stock decline by over 7% after surging nearly 40% last week, when news broke that Bill Gross, the co-founder of bond giant Pimco, would be leaving the firm for a position at Janus.

Pimco - which is the world's largest bond fund - has seen billions of dollars withdrawn from its funds, as large institutional investors re-evaluate their investments.

Analysts expect the firm could see close to $100bn of funds withdrawn over the next few weeks - still just a small portion of its estimated $2 trillion in assets.

Energy firms were also hit, with Exxon Mobil's stock falling 1.05%.