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Europe: Stocks shed US$1.5t as virus fears spur week-long selling frenzy

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European shares ended the week down roughly US$1.5 trillion in their worst weekly performance since the 2008 financial crisis as the rapid spread of coronavirus outside China saw sustained selling on fears of a recession.

[BENGALURU] European shares ended the week down roughly US$1.5 trillion in their worst weekly performance since the 2008 financial crisis as the rapid spread of coronavirus outside China saw sustained selling on fears of a recession.

The pan-regional STOXX 600 index fell 3.5 per cent on...

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