| February 27th | 2020 7:33AM
World stocks slide on signs virus outbreak is spreading
Global stock markets fell Thursday on concerns that the coronavirus was spreading to more countries, putting further strain on businesses and supply chains across the world.
In Europe, where new cases were being reported, Germany's DAX lost 2.2% to 12,496 and the CAC 40 in Paris dropped 2.3% to 5,555. In London, the FTSE 100 lost 1.9% to 6,907.