Showing posts with label Stocks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Stocks. Show all posts

Monday, January 4, 2016

Stocks Fall Sharply on China Slowdown Worries

Stoxx Europe 600 falls 2.2%, led by 3.3% drop in Frankfurt’s exporter-heavy DAX index
The Wall Street Journal
Jan. 4, 2016 4:20 a.m. ET
Global stocks sold off sharply on the first trading day of 2016 following fresh signs of an economic slowdown in China.

Weaker-than-expected manufacturing data and a falling currency triggered declines in mainland Chinese stocks so steep that authorities halted trading there for the rest of the day.

European stocks also fell sharply, with the Stoxx Europe 600 down 2.2% in early trade, led by a 3.3% drop in Germany’s exporter-heavy DAX index.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Greek default jitters hammer French banks, euro

(Reuters) - Growing fears of a Greek default sent a hurricane through heavily exposed French banks on Monday and hit the euro as investor confidence in the European currency area's ability to surmount a sovereign debt crisis ebbed.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Wall St falls on euro zone debt fears

By Edward Krudy
NEW YORK | Tue Sep 6, 2011 2:07pm EDT
(Reuters) - Wall Street stocks tumbled for a third session on Tuesday on rising concerns about the euro zone's debt crisis and the outlook for the global economy.
Major U.S. banks were among the biggest decliners, with the KBW Bank index off nearly 2 percent on fears that lenders face a growing list of mortgage-related lawsuits.
Late on Friday, the Federal Housing Finance Agency sued 17 large U.S. banks over subprime mortgage-backed bonds.