European equity close: Rough day everywhere with losses around 2%


Closing changes for the main European bourses:

  • UK FTSE 100 -2.0% — worst day in nearly two months
  • German DAX -1.6% — worst day since Jan
  • French CAC -2.2% — worst of 2021
  • Spain IBEX -2.0% — worst of 2021
  • Italy MIB -2.4% — worst of 2021

That’s not a pretty picture. US equities are also at the lows of the day with the S&P 500 down 1%.

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