Today, most of the international stock market indices have fallen. Investors are in a state of panic as coronavirus infections increase in the second phase.
China’s main index, the Shanghai Composite Index, fell 12 points, or 0.4%, to 3,328 at 1.30pm local time.
European stock markets also fell on Monday, with the bank’s shares plummeting after news broke that many large lenders had moved their funds elsewhere. Meanwhile, the ECB has published a review on how to buy bonds in the midst of the pandemic. European countries such as Spain and the United Kingdom have seen a resurgence of coronavirus infections. At 2:15 a.m. Eastern time, Germany’s DAX futures fell 0.6%, France’s CAC 40 futures fell 2.0% and the UK’s FTSE 100 futures fell 0.8%.
Meanwhile, the Australian stock market index ASX 200 fell 41.9 points, or 0.61%, to a three-month low of 5,622.6 points today. The Australian stock market has been in a slump for three days in a row.