July 8, 2015 / 6:33 AM / 2 years ago

U.S. stock futures fall more than 1 pct as China shares plunge

TOKYO, July 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures extended falls in Asian trading on Wednesday, tumbling more than 1 percent as plunging Chinese shares rattled investors.

S&P 500 E-mini futures were last down 1 percent on the day at 2,053.75, after dropping as low as 2,052.25.

China’s share markets extended a savage correction that has clipped 30 percent off Chinese shares since mid-June, despite market support steps from Beijing. (Reporting by Tokyo markets team; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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