Global stocks have followed Wall Street lower after European governments extended anti-coronavirus lockdowns, clouding the outlook for economic recovery
BEIJING — Global stocks and fell Wednesday after Wall Street declined and European governments extended anti-coronavirus lockdowns, clouding the outlook for economic recovery.
London, Shanghai and Tokyo retreated. Frankfurt was little-changed. U.S. futures were modestly higher.
Overnight, Wall Street gave up most of the previous day’s gains as technology, industrial and bank stocks fell.
Investor confidence was shaken after Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, and the Netherlands extended lockdowns and imposed new travel and business curbs in response to spikes in infection.
The World Health Organization said the weekly global death toll from the virus is rising again following six weeks of declines. It said the…
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