Chinese shares slumped 5 percent on Friday, hit by regulatory and industrial sector worries, though it wasn’t enough to derail the first weekly rise for metals like copper and zinc since early October. The Shanghai Composite index .SSEC and the CSI300 .CSI300 both saw their biggest one-day drops in more than three months and ensured European stocks opened in a nervy mood. Britain’s FTSE 100 .FTSE fell 0.5 percent, France’s CAC40 .FCHI was down 0.4 percent and Germany’s DAX .GDAXI was 0.2 percent lower too, to leave the pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.4 percent and clinging on for token weekly gains. “Miners are suffering from China and a stronger U.S. dollar outlook. There is clearly […]