World, U.S. share markets come under pressure as Delta, economic worries mount
- MSCI World index steady after scoring record highs for 7 days
- Wall Street slips, European shares fall
- Japanese stocks powered up by stimulus hopes
- Euro edges up against dollar before Thursday ECB meeting
- Aussie slips even as RBA goes ahead with tapering
WASHINGTON/MILAN, Sept 7 (Reuters) – World stock markets fell from record highs and U.S. shares were mixed on Tuesday as mounting worries over the slowing pace of economic recovery and the impact of the coronavirus Delta variant overtook investors’ hopes the Federal Reserve will delay tapering.
Wall Street opened softer after Monday’s U.S. Labor Day holiday and the MSCI world equity index (.MIWD00000PUS) retreated from a record hit overnight,…