6 months Host of global worries drive European shares lower MB |Biz
By Reuters European shares fell on Tuesday, as a slew of economic and geopolitical worries including Italy and Argentina’s political uncertainty and unrest in Hong Kong, compelled investors to take refuge in safe harbors like bonds and gold. An emergency exit sign is seen next to the German share prize index DAX board in Frankfurt, Germany, January 15, 2019. (REUTERS / Kai Pfaffenbach / MANILA BULLETIN) The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.3% by 0715 GMT, with the bank-heavy Milan .FTMIB and Madrid .IBEX indexes leading losses. Markets, already reeling from fears that the United States and China may not ... more