Stock markets undergo fresh setback


Stocks on the continent ended in the red on Thursday, as political troubles continued to percolate in Italy, and following modest losses overnight in US stock markets.

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was last down 1.53% at 406.5, while the DAX lost 1.86% to 12,519.66 in Germany, France's CAC 40 slipped 1.41% to 5,915.41, and the FTSE MIB slid 3.44% in...