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[$$] Global stock sell-off reaches Europe as trade truce doubts deepen

Nicole Bullock in New York, Edward White in Taipei and Michael Hunter in London

European stocks joined a global sell-off on Wednesday on worries that markets had overplayed signs of improved trade relations between the US and China while concerns over a slowing American economy deepened. The losses spread from New York, where the S&P 500 fell more than 3 per cent — a fall only