World shares sink as China Evergrande fears spark risk off
World stocks sold off sharply on Monday while safe-haven assets gained as troubles at property group China Evergrande fed concerns about spillover risks to the economy, sparking fresh investor worries ahead of a busy week of central bank meetings.
sliding.The selloff on Monday has seen a cumulative $2.2 trillion of value wiped off the market capitalization of world equities from a record high of $97 trillion hit on Sept. 6, according to Refinitiv data.China CDSWorries over Evergrande come as a rally in equities has stalled recently with investors focused on the impact of coronavirus cases on the economy, and when central banks will ease back on monetary stimulus.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is due to meet on Tuesday and Wednesday as investors look for when it will begin pulling back on its bond purchases.Investors were also keeping an eye on other central bank meetings spanning Brazil, Britain, Hungary, Indonesia, Japan, Norway, the Philippines, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey.
In currency trading, the dollar index rose 0.02%, with the euro up 0.01% to $1.1726.The offshore Chinese yuan weakened versus the U.S. currency to its lowest level in nearly a month.Benchmark 10-year notes last rose 16/32 in price to yield 1.3158%, from 1.37% late on Friday. headtopics.com
The iShares exchange-traded fund tracking high-yield corporate bonds(HYG.P)fell 0.4%.U.S. crude settled down 2.3% at $70.29 per barrel and Brent settled at $73.92, down 1.9% on the day.read moreSpot gold added 0.6% to $1,764.30 an ounce, rising off of a one-month low.
Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf in New York and Tom Arnold in London; Additional reporting by Anushka Trivedi and Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru, Saikat Chatterjee in London, Karen Pierog, Herbert Lash and Chuck Mikolajczak in New York and Wayne Cole in Sydney; Graphic by Sujata Rao; Editing by Jane Merriman, Mark Potter, Jan Harvey and Cynthia Osterman
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