EMERGING MARKETS-Brexit woes weigh on emerging markets as US jobs data looms



By Karin Strohecker LONDON, Oct 7 Emerging stocks and currencies fell on Friday as fears of a hard Brexit for Britain weighed on global markets, and investors waited for key U.S. jobs data, though shares looked likely to show a weekly gain. MSCI's emerging market benchmark fell 0.3 percent with bourses across Asia and emerging Europe racking up solid losses. The index took its lead from major bourses slipping lower amid concerns that Britain's divorce from the EU will be messier and costlier for the economy than expected, which saw sterling plunge to a three decade low. Closely watched... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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