London, European stock index futures plunged to their lowest since mid-2016 on Thursday as investors worried about travel restrictions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump in an attempt to contain the coronavirus. Trump on Wednesday suspended travel from Europe to the United States for 30 days, Reuters reported.

Euro Stoxx 50 futures were down 6.1% at 0700 GMT, after earlier plummeting as much as 8.3%. FTSE futures gave up 5.2%, while German DAX futures tumbled 6.0%.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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