Coronavirus topple world markets


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Exchanges in the U.S. and Europe February 27, collapsed amid fears of a large-scale epidemic of the deadly coronavirus in Chinese outside of Asia. This is evidenced by the auction.

The key us indices closed on a strong decline. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 4.42 percent, down to 25766,64 points. The S&P 500 dropped 4.42 percent to 2978,76 points. The NASDAQ dipped by 4.61 percent, up 8566,48 points.

A similar situation occurred in the European markets. The EuroSTOXX 50 fell by 3.4 per cent and was on the mark 3455,92 points. Index London stock exchange FTSE 100 fell to 3.49 percent, to 6796,40 points. The DAX (the major German stock index, the main economy of Europe) lost 3.19% and dropped to 12 367,46 points. The main stock index France — CAC 40 dipped to 3.32 percent, up 5495,60 points.

Trading on the Russian financial market closed the biggest drop since April 2018. Index Mosberg fell by 3.37 per cent to 2915,84 points, the RTS index tumbled 5.13 percent to 1386,20 points.

Previously deadly Chinese coronavirus penetrated into Europe. The outbreak of the disease in the region was Italy, where the number of cases exceeded 500. Also cases of infection with coronavirus was identified in at least 18 countries: Spain, France, UK, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Romania, Macedonia, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus and Russia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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