A major European stock index falls into a bear market.

A major European stock index falls into a bear market.

A major European stock index falls into a bear market. The Stoxx 600 index, which includes large companies from 17 European countries, fell 2.3 percent on Friday, pushing the index down about 21 percent from its Jan. 5 peak. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. This article is part of our Daily Business Briefing Daily close of Stoxx 600 since peak on Jan. …