Reactions to stockmarket falls: Markets entering 'period of peak fear'

Equity investors ‘jolted into action’

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Global stockmarkets have gone into freefall as worries about the pace of the spread of coronavirus intensified, with markets “entering the period of peak fear”, according to commentators.

Neil Wilson, chief market analyst for Markets.com, said the speed of the decline across markets this week had been "startling". He said: "The FSTE 100 tumbled on the open as European bourses took the...

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