According to Reuters, stocks around the globe are down again as a week-long sell-off continues ahead of the weekend.
MSCI’s world stock index was dragged down about one-tenth of a percent by broad declines in Europe and Asia.
Japan’s Nikkei lost about 5.6-percent on the week, but it lost about 1.1-percent for the day on Dec. 21st.
Stocks in Australia also slipped by seven-tenths of a percent, and briefly fell to a two-year low.
Oil prices also continued to decline.
Brent crude oil fell 2.3-percent, down to .10 a barrel, while US crude oil dropped 1-percent, down to .44 a barrel.
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MSCI’s World Stock Index Sags As Oil Prices Fall