Revenues in China and India were down more than 16% last quarter, though globally WPP halved its rate of decline to 7.6%
The group admitted another £2.4m in accounting 'adjustments' for past misstatements.
Stock price underwent a temporary bounce as investors considered the move a vote of confidence.
Stock price plunges 16% on London Stock Exchange Thursday morning.
Former WPP chief seeks to justify retaining his shares in ad giant.
The chief executive of Publicis Groupe has experienced his first bad financial quarter since he took charge last June, as a drop in organic growth led its shares down 9%
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