European stock markets plunged into the red on Friday amid financial market concerns over the war in Ukraine.
In Brussels, the national stock market index, BEL 20, which consists of the largest public companies in Belgium, declined by 2.95 % to 3,760.43 points, Belga news agency reports. This is where the Bel20 index traded at exactly 5 years ago in March 2017.
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Elsewhere in Europe, losses were even greater, with -4.41% recorded in Frankfurt, -4.8% in Amsterdam, -4.97% in Paris, and even -6.24% in Milan.