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Swiss stock market plunges 4.15 percent

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16:45 CEST+02:00

The Swiss stock market plunged 4.15 percent in Thursday afternoon trade in a broad global sell-off driven by fears the global economic risked falling into recession.

At close of trade, the Swiss Market Index of the top 20 companies was down 4.15 percent, led by the main banks.

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