European markets fall over eurozone worries

Markets across Europe have fallen today as worries continue to rage over the eurozone’s most debt ridden countries.

At 15.38, the FTSE 100 had fallen by 1.32 per cent to stand at 5658.01, while the German Dax and the French Cac 40 were down 1.3 and 1.5 per cent respectively.

Among the eurozone concerns is who should run debt-stricken Greece’s public finances, while Portugal may need a second bail out.

In the US, the Dow Jones has fallen by 0.9 per cent in early trades.