11 Mar '11, 1pm

Japan earthquake rocks global stock markets

Japan earthquake rocks global stock markets

LONDON : World equities slid and the safe-haven yen steadied in volatile trade Friday after a huge earthquake in major economic power Japan, as dealers tracked a eurozone summit and unrest in the Arab world. A devastating 8.9-magnitude earth quake rocked Japan earlier this morning, unleashing a 10-metre high tsunami that tossed ships inland and sparked fears that destructive waves could hit across the Pacific Ocean. The death toll from the earthquake has now reached 32, including three in Tokyo, according to press reports. "A perfect storm batters markets," said analyst Kathleen Brooks at trading site Forex.com. "Three factors are weighing on market sentiment today: the Japanese earthquake, Spain's sovereign debt downgrade yesterday (and) continuing problems in the Middle East and the threat this poses to oil supplies." "This is having a major impact on stocks, foreign exc...

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