Markets fall as Germany and France impose fresh national lockdowns

‘Buy everything’ turns into ‘sell everything’

Anna Fedorova
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Markets in the red

European and US stockmarkets fell on Wednesday after France and Germany announced new national lockdown measures as coronavirus cases across Europe spiral upwards once again.

The FTSE 100 closed the day 2.5% lower at 5,583 points, while the EuroStoxx 50 fell 3.5% to 2,964 points, as Europe's two largest economies imposed fresh four-week national lockdowns in an attempt to slow...

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