South America hit hard by stock market falls
Continental stock index falls by more than 10 per cent amid fears investors may shun emerging markets.
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2011 09:10

The overall South American stock index has fallen by more than 10 per cent this week.

Some analysts say the falls could signal that investors are now shifting away from the once hot emerging markets of the continent. 

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paolo in Brazil.

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