Growth fears, China equity plunge haunts world stocks | Reuters


Deepening fears for the health of the global economy pushed world stocks to three week lows on Friday after China exports contracted by a fifth, sending shares in some of the country’s key indexes more than 4 percent lower.

While the timing of the Lunar New Year made it difficult to draw a true signal from the China data noise, the scale of the drop was alarming, especially when coupled with sombre new data from Germany and Norway.

Source: Growth fears, China equity plunge haunts world stocks | Reuters

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