New strain of coronavirus crashes global markets

World stock markets crash amid a new strain of coronavirus

World stock markets crash amid a new strain of coronavirus. The indices of the leading exchanges in Russia, South Korea, Japan, China and Europe collapsed. This is evidenced by the data of

The Japanese Nikkei 225 Index lost 2.53 percent, the Chinese SSE Composite – 0.56 percent, the South Korean KOSPI – 1.47 percent. The Moscow Exchange index fell by 2.74 percent to 3,839.52 points, and the RTS index – by 4.19 percent to 1,595.98 points. The same is happening with the European stock markets. The main European stock index Euro Stoxx 50 lost 3.66 percent. France's CAC 40 fell 4.8 percent, Britain's FTSE 100 fell 3.44 percent, Germany's DAX dropped 3.04 percent, Italy's FTSE MIB dropped 3.28 percent, and Spain's IBEX 35 dropped 3.56 percent.