More Than £30Bn Wiped Off UK Markets Over Greece Euro Exit Fears – 6 January 2015

RT logoThe value of UK firms plummeted more than £30 billion on Monday as world markets reacted to Greece potentially leaving the euro currency.

London’e FTSE 100 index fell by 130.64 points to 6417.16, wiping out around £33.2 billion from the UK’s leading blue chip firms.

Value was also obliterated from other stock exchanges in European cities due to uncertainty over the future of the eurozone, including speculation that the European Central Bank (ECB) is planning another round of quantitative easing (QE) to stabilize the currency.

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