European stocks fall ahead of ECP meeting, EasyJet crashes


The STOXX 600 Index fell 0.8% to a three-week low, while the UK FTSE 100 lost 1.1% and the German DAX hit a one-month low.

British airline EasyJet announced a fall of 13.8% after announcing plans to raise 1. 1.2 billion ($ 1.7 billion) and turned down a buy offer.

Travel values, with a decline of 1.8%, fell sharply in all sectors, while mining, technology and car manufacturers fell by 1.0% to 1.4%.

The ECB is expected to slow its bond purchases through its Emergency Purchase Plan (PEPP), according to a Reuters poll, but will reassure markets by ensuring that this is not the beginning of a gradual exit from policy. Flexible money.

Asian stock markets fell more than one percentage point, while Chinese-controlled stocks were under pressure from a new regulatory study, while inflation in Chinese factories hit a 13-year high in August.

(Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bangalore; edited by Miedep Chakrabarty and Shaunak Dasgupta; translated by Flora Gomez in Gtansk News Room)

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