BUSINESS European stocks sink after Trump tests positive for COVID-19

BUSINESS

European stocks sink after Trump tests positive for COVID-19

AFP

15:07, October 02, 2020

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Europe's major stock markets dived in opening trade on Friday following news that US President Donald Trump and his wife have both tested positive for Covid-19.

In initial deals, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dropped 1.1 percent to 5,812.76 points, Frankfurt's DAX 30 lost 1.4 percent to 12,550.73 points and the Paris CAC 40 also shed 1.4 percent to stand at 4,758.69.


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