Global markets continue to slide on coronavirus fears


Well, that’s all folks, thanks for following along. Join us again tomorrow for all the latest news of what’s moving markets. Here’s a quick recap for today…

European stock markets fell further amid health concerns on the spreading coronavirus and the its impact on the global economy. More deaths and a surge in cases in Iran, Italy, Japan and South Korea has raised the risk of a pandemic. The FTSE 100 index ended the day at its lowest closing level in a year.

What to look forward to tomorrow:

Interim results: Metro Bank, Revolution Bars

Full-year: Avast, Law Debenture Corp, McColl’s, Restaurant Group (The), Rio Tinto, Serco, Taylor Wimpey, Weir Group, William Hill

Preliminary: Capital & Counties Properties, Nichols, Unite Group

Economics: New home sales (US)


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