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European investors see most volatile start to a year since 1999

European shares have seesawed amid concerns about a China-led recession

6th January, 2016
The Euro Stoxx 50 is down as much as 21 per cent from its peak last year

Two days back from the worst December in more than a decade and European share investors are coping now with the most volatile start to a year since 1999.

While stocks everywhere have been whipsawed as concerns about a China-led recession mixed with divergent growth signals, Europe has borne the brunt of it, with swings in the Euro Stoxx 50 Index exceeding Asian and US counterparts since the week began.

Monday’s 22 per cent surge in a...

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