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More troubles Ahead as Eurozone Growth Forecasts Slashed

February 8, 2019

Global growth concerns send Asian stocks lower. The main Japanese index Nikkei225 shed 2.01 percent to 20,333. Hang Seng reopened after a Lunar New Year break, lost 0.16 percent to 27,946. The Kospi lost 1.2%, and Australian stocks snapped its four-session winning streak with the ASX 200 sliding 21 points or 0.3% to 6071, but despite a lackluster session today it has still been the best weekly performance for the index since November 2016.