European markets closed Tuesday as investors weighed concerns over the spread of the coronavirus in Italy and across the world.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed down 1.8% provisionally at 404.35, with all sectors in the red. Among the major bourses, France's CAC was among the worst performers, slumping 2%.
Italy's FTSE MIB also fell, extending sharp declines seen yesterday, on fears the coronavirus outbreak was spreading beyong the north of the country. The death toll in Italy from the virus, known formally as COVID-19, climbed to seven on Monday.
Source : CNBC